Welcome to the Massachusetts Art Education Association!

Our mission:
The mission of the Massachusetts Art Education Association (MAEA) is to advance high quality visual arts education throughout the state by empowering art educators to excel in the practice, instruction, promotion, and celebration of visual art.

YAM flag
October 27, 2014
Youth Art Month Flag Contest 2015

Why wait until March to celebrate Youth Art Month? Start now by having your students design a state flag for YOUTH ART MONTH!

Click here for the pdf.

October 27, 2014
Get Involved in Your State Organization!
Join Us at Our Next Board Meeting

All Members Are Welcome. Our next meeting will be on November 17th.

For more information and to R.S.V.P. please, contact Coní Moore:

October 22, 2014
News from Graduate Programs at MassArt
MassArt relaunches one of their art education graduate degrees - go to Opportunites for more information - click here

September 14, 2014
Just announced: the winners of the Art Educators of the Year!
Click here to go to the Awards page.

September 6, 2014
The Worcester Center for Crafts is currently beaming with pride as ArtsWorcester recently announced that our Executive Director Honee Hess will be receiving the 33rd ArtsWorcester Award, given to "an individual who has made extraordinary contributions to arts and culture in the city." Honee and her incredible passion, dedication, and hard work will be celebrated at their annual meeting, Friday, September 12th at 6 PM. A reception and the opening of ArtsWorcester fall exhibits will follow.

ArtsWorcester’s Aurora Gallery
660 Main Street, Worcester, MA 01610

August 6, 2014
The gallery of artwork from the 2014 Youth Art Month show at the Transportation Building is now up. Click here for the gallery.

LESSON PLANS will be uploaded soon.

Featured student artist Sara Silva
June 4, 2014

The National Coalition for CORE ARTS Standards launched the virtual National Core Arts Standards online on June 4th.

Help us celebrate the unveiling of standards written for and by arts educators to support quality teaching and learning.

Read more about the standards - click here.
Click here to access the standards.
Click here for the conceptual framework.


Your NAEA membership automatically makes you a member of MAEA! Click here to go directly to NAEA's webpage for joining or renewing membership.

Please note: it will take a few days before we receive the new member list from NAEA - your log-in won't work for MAEA members until we receive that list.

New and Noteworthy

October 31, 2014
Bylaws revision

The revised and approved Bylaws are now on the website.
Click here to view the bylaws.

November 8 - 9, 2014
Visual Articulations
MAEA Fall Conference 2014

Conference webpage - click here

The 2014 MAEA Fall Conference will be held in Boston, November 8 - 9.

November 4, 2014
Conference Booklet
Click here for the pdf of the conference booklet.

October 26, 2014
Registration is now closed - there will be no walk-up registrations.

Conference Information
Click here for the Conference Information Booklet pdf with schedules and workshops!

To view as a webpage, click here

The conference will coincide with three exhibitions:

• Serious Play: MAEA Members Exhibit - click here for the pdf

• NAHS Exhibit - click here for the pdf

• Student Chapter Exhibit - click here for the pdf

When sending submissions, please include Title, Size, and Media for each piece along with any other important clarifying information.

August 30, 2014
2014 Massachusetts High School Photography Exhibit
The Massachusetts Art Education Association in cooperation with the New England Art Education Conference is continuing a series of art education exhibitions in the second floor atrium/gallery space at the State Transportation Building in Boston.

Click here for more information.

May 20, 2014
Please help: Stolen/ missing artwork

A bracelet that was dropped off for display at the Scholastic Art & Writing exhibit in Boston went missing sometime before the exhibit. If you see it or have any information regarding it, please contact:
Paul F. Sarapas
Department Coordinator
Fine Applied & Technical Arts
Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School
978.443.9961 ext. 2204

Click here for larger image.
Stolen bracelet alert

April 1, 2014
YAM pictures at NAEA Conference
Artworks from the 2014 Youth Art Month Show in Boston were selected to represent Massachusetts at the National Art Education Association's conference, Spark!,in San Diego, California on March 28 through April 1.
Click here for the gallery.

April 1, 2014
Summer Programs Opportunities
Check out the Opportunities page for summer program offerings. We will update as soon as we receive new information. Click here for more information.

Featured Student Artist

Featured student artist Sara Silva
April 1, 2014
Sara Silva
Our featured student artist is Milford High School student, Sara Silva. Click here for a gallery of Sara's work, artist's statement, and more.


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