Gouvernement du Manitoba
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Arts Education

Visual Arts


Welcome to the Manitoba Visual Arts Education Website


This website contains information regarding the Kindergarten to Grade 12 Manitoba Visual Arts curriculum frameworks developed by the Department of Education and Training as well as implementation resources and links to support the Visual Arts curricula.


Frameworks of Outcomes

Visual Arts ButterflyThe overarching goal of the visual arts curriculum is to support, nurture, and inspire the growth of every student as a young artist and as an artful learner.

The Visual Arts Butterfly represents the Visual Arts curriculum framework which is based on four interrelated essential learning areas.  The essential learning areas are further detailed by connected sets of general and specific learning outcomes.

Kindergarten to Grade 8 Visual Arts Manitoba Curriculum Framework of Outcomes
Grades 9 to 12 Visual Arts: Manitoba Curriculum Framework


Frequently Asked Questions (Grades 9 to 12)

Frequently Asked Questions: Grades 9 to 12 Visual Arts


Pictures of Practice (Kindergarten to Grade 8)

The Visual Arts Pictures of Practice bring the Manitoba Visual Arts curriculum framework to life with illustrations of various Visual Arts teaching and learning contexts in authentic Manitoba classrooms.


Arts Education Learning Resources

Recommended Visual Arts learning resources for use in Manitoba classrooms are available for Kindergarten to Grade 8 and are in development for Grades 9-12.

The Manitoba Education Library provides Manitoba Kindergarten through Grade 12 educators with curriculum implementation support, educational research and professional development materials related to Visual Arts Education. See the Visual Arts Bibliographic resources.