Westport Public Schools, Westport CT

Preparing all students

to reach their full potential as lifelong learners and socially responsible contributors to our global community


In accordance with state guidelines regarding the performing arts and to ensure a safe learning environment, we are not posting concert dates in advance at this time. Please refer to this website throughout the school year for updated information about events & performances. 

 Striving to develop each student's artistic literacy & global awareness


The Westport Music & Art Department's vision is to develop each students' artistic literacy and global awareness by developing their ability to create, perform/produce and respond to diverse music and art at the highest level in a safe and nurturing environment.

MOCA Offers MLK Jr Day Art Class, Jan. 18

  • Ages: 3-13

  • Time: 9AM - Noon

  • Cost: $68 non-members/$55 members

  • Instructors: Grayson Kennedy, Erika Mcghee, Megan Rajbanshi

K-12 artists across the district have been honing their skills this Fall creating everything from Mondrian inspired hearts to reimagined ad campaigns. Follow the links below to get an in-depth view of our student's latest creations:

Elementary Visual Arts News

Middle School Visual Arts News

High School Visual Arts News

Westport Elementary General Music Teachers Share a Virtual Welcome Back 

The Elementary General Music teachers put together a virtual welcome for their students, singing "Let Me Sing for You."

Pictured l to r, top to bottom: 

Ms. Sugrue-Tait, Ms. Propp, Ms. Maisonpierre, Ms. Kohlun, Ms. Laurino, Ms. Cooney (Ms. Sugrue-Tait on keyboards)

The 2019-20 Student Art Calendar

Order Your 20-21 Annual Student Art Calendar!

The 2020-21 Westport Schools “Art” Calendar is back and available to order via PayPal at This 13-month full-color calendar (portable 8-1/2” x 11” size) covers a full school year. Each month features a wonderful work of art by a Westport Public School student and includes key district event dates, with room for your own notes, on high quality paper.
Proceeds benefit Westport Public Art 

Collections, which supports the display, conservation, and educational uses of original works of fine art in every school and municipal building across town. Get your copy today before they run out! 

Westport Music Department Once Again Recognized Among Best Communities Nationally for Music Education

For the eight straight year, the Westport Public Schools Music Dept. has been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from the NAMM Foundation. Recognized for its outstanding commitment to music education, Westport joins 623 districts across the country in receiving this prestigious award for 2019. The recognition is awarded to districts that demonstrate outstanding achievement in efforts to provide music access and education to all students.


Join us for a special one-day class on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Students will explore a variety of age-appropriate mediums and materials in this one-day workshop.

Art Learning Links


Other Learning Links

Background Photo:

The Stradivarius Chamber Orchestra performs under strict safety protocols at the recording of the 80th Candlelight Concert.
Photo by Dylan Goodman

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