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Massachusetts Art Education Association

MISSION STATEMENT
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.


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November 29, 2016
2017 YOUTH ART MONTH BOSTON
UNITED THROUGH ART
State Transportation Building | Boston, MA
February 13 - March 30, 2017

Don’t miss the opportunity that a statewide exhibit offers! In 2016 MAEA’s Statewide Exhibit featured close to 900 works representing approximately eighty communities and was viewed by thousands of people! Make sure your school is represented in 2017! Drop-off sites for artwork will be available across the state.

New $1500 Grand Prize
YAM FLAG / BANNER CONTEST

This year we are pleased to announce the YAM Flag Banner Contest with a $1500 Grand Prize as well as $2000 worth of art classroom supplies for the winning teacher PLUS $100 worth of art supplies each for one elementary, middle, and high school winner with the winning teachers each receiving $300 in supplies for their art room PLUS all participating teachers will receive a thank you gift from Sargent Art.

Click here for more information including Registration.

Sargent art

Conference 2016
November 12, 2016
2016 MAEA CONFERENCE: REDEFINING ART EDUCATION
November 12 and 13, 2016
Lesley University | Cambridge MA
 

The 2016 MAEA Conference took place on November 12 and 13 in Cambridge, MA hosted by Lesley University.

Jane Best's Keynote Address and accompanying pdf's - click here.

Click here for the conference page.



John Michael Gray
September 27, 2016
Remembering John Michael Gray

Please click here for the page dedicated to our friend, John Michael Gray.








newsletter
October 26, 2016
HOT OFF THE PRESSES!
The MAEA News | New Issue now available
Volume 2 Issue 2
Issue 2 just released featuring letter from our President, Kristi Oliver; featuring letter from the president, Kristi Oliver; Letter from the Editor; Upcoming Events; Art on a Cart: It’s Not What You Think; Why Stravinsky in the Third and Fourth Grades?; Student Teaching Survival: 5 Tips for Pre-Service Teachers; Retired Not Expired! What Role do Retired Educators Have in NAEA and MAEA?; Youth Art Month 2017 - A Chance to Show Off! Click here for the pdf.

More issues - see the News page for links - click here.



October 29, 2016
Independent School Conference Opportunities

ISAIA - December 2- 4, 2016

Click here for more information.


October 29, 2016
Opportunities
New listings from Chelmsford Public Schools and Lawrence Public Schools - click here for Opportunities page.



Educators of the year 2017
October 4, 2016
MAEA Art Educators of the Year 2017

MAEA is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017 Massachusetts Art Educators of the Year. The Massachusetts Art Education Association will present the awards at MAEA’s Annual Conference at Lesley University, Cambridge, MA.

Click here for the list of award recipients on the awards page.







September 22, 2016
High School Photography Exhibit
October 3 - November 18, 2016
State Transportation Building | Boston


The Massachusetts Art Education Association is continuing a series of art education exhibitions in the second floor atrium/gallery space at the State Transportation Building in Boston.

Photography teachers for grades 9 - 12 have submitted student work for a "first" exhibit of the 2016 - 2017 school year. The past photography exhibits were very well received, and we had lot of positive feedback from students, parents, and teachers as well as the general public and employees in the State Transportation Building. 

The exhibit will open on Monday, October 3, 2016. It will hang until Friday, November 18, 2016.



September 22, 2016
ART ALL-STATE 2017

The Massachusetts Art Education Association and CVPA at UMass Dartmouth are proud to announce that Art All-State Massachusetts will celebrate its 30th year in 2017.
 
Each school and/or program may nominate two high school juniors.
 
Important Dates 
December 1: Intent to Nominate Form Due 
January 31: Application Materials Due 
March 10 and 17: Student Interviews 
June 9 and 10: Art All-State 

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact artallstate@umassd.edu 
or call 508.999.9204 
 
Click here for the intent to nominate form.
 
Click here for the Art All-State page.



Stacy Lord
November 10, 2015
Art, Science, and the Stratosphere

Worcester public schools art educator Stacy Lord was accepted to the NASA SOFIA program. The rescheduled launch into the stratosphere is now scheduled for November 11 - 15.

Read the entire article - click here for the pdf.









Join NAEA & MAEA!

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

November 23, 2016
Get Involved in Your State Organization - Join Us at Our Next Board Meeting!

All members are welcome.
Our next meeting will be:

• DECEMBER 14 - Milford High School, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

For more information and to RSVP, contact our secretary, Melissa Hayes:

2016 Meetings scheduled:
• DECEMBER 14 - Milford High School, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

December 17, 2015
ELECTIONS: Congratulations to...

NEWLY FILLED POSITIONS
All positions start January 1, 2016

• Melissa Hayes - Secretary
• Helen Downey - Treasurer
• Mary Geisser - Early Childhood Representative
• Billy Claire - Independent Schools Representative
• Sheila Tetler- Retired Representative
• Erin Sutton - Special Needs Representative
• Melissa Hayes -Elementary Representative
• Carolann Tebbetts - Secondary Schools Representative
• Jessica Daviso - National Art Honor Society
• Liz Rudnick Reiser - Awards Committee Chair
• Brittany Lebold - Pre-Service Representative
• Alyssa Champagne - Museum Representative


Open positions: Exhibitions Committee Chair. Description of all positions are in the bylaws.

November 25, 2015
IN THE MEMBERS' SECTION

Check out the presentations, handouts, PowerPoints, and other downloads from the conference! Even if you weren't able to go, you can check out the presentations. Currently there are many workshops with downloads as well as archived presentations from previous conferences!





   





 
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