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Curiosity, Inquiry, Wonder
MAEA Fall Conference 2015


MAEA conference flyer 2015
September 9, 2015
THE 2015 MAEA CONFERENCE:
Curiosity, Inquiry, Wonder
November 7 and 8, 2015
(Saturday and Sunday)
North Adams, MA
Mass MoCA, MCLA, Clark Art Institute


You will be able to check-in at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday; 8:30 a.m. on Sunday but there is NO walk-in registration - you must register beforehand online.

NEW: FAQ | Frequently Asked Questions - click here
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The 2015 Massachusetts Art Education Association Fall Conference will be held in North Adams on November 7 and 8 in North Adams, MA.

We are excited to offer over sixty content-specific sessions including best practice lectures, research presentations, and hands-on workshops. The registration includes all sessions, the awards luncheon, member exhibition reception, Sunday job-alike lunch, and lots of goodies. We also have an amazing keynote speaker, Jen Bervin, and are very excited to be in North Adams where our hosts, MASS MoCA, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, and the Clark Art Institute will certainly inspire us! You don't want to miss it!



Hotel Information:

The Holiday Inn Berkshires

WEBSITE: www.holidayinn.com
40 Main Street, North Adams, MA 01247
PHONE: 413.663.6500

The rate is $144.00, per room per night not including 11.7% occupancy tax. Cots are an additional $10.00 per night plus tax.

Rooms need to be booked by October 26th

Group Code: MAE
Organization Name: Mass Art Education Association


The Porches Inn at Mass MoCA

WEBSITE: www.porches.com
231 River Street, North Adams, MA 01247
PHONE: 413.664.0400

MA Art Education Assoc. Group # 94908

Rooms need to be booked by October 6th

Note: You must call on the phone to reserve a room at the discounted rates. All rooms are subject to state and local taxes of 11.7% tax per night and include a European Continental Breakfast. All rooms are non-smoking.

Room Type and Nightly Rates

Deluxe Room Queen/King Bed- $151
Deluxe Queen w/ Porch- $167
Deluxe King w/ Porch- $191
Deluxe w/ Two Queen Beds- $191
One Bedroom Suite- $207
One Bedroom Suite w/ Kitchenette- $223
Two Bedroom Suite- $271


MOCA MCLA Clark logos




DOWNLOADS

November 5, 2015
CONFERENCE INFORMATION
Information for attendees and presenters is now available as well as the Conference Program.

Click here for ATTENDEE information
Click here for PRESENTER information
Click here for the CONFERENCE PROGRAM

November 1, 2015
REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED

PLEASE NOTE: THERE WILL BE NO ON-SITE REGISTRATION AT THE CONFERENCE..


Exhibit Call To Artists

UPCOMING EXHIBITION OPPORTUNITIES

MAEA MEMBERS EXHIBIT | CURIOUS ENCOUNTERS

MAEA seeks artwork in a variety of media that showcases the creative endeavors of our members (all membership categories are welcome to submit work, please ensure that your membership is up to date before submitting). This annual members exhibition corresponds with our state conference and will be displayed at Gallery 51 in North Adams, MA. Please see below for details.

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS:
September 27

EXHIBITION DATES:
November 2 - November 28, 2015

LOCATION:
Gallery 51
51 Main Street
North Adams, MA 01247
mcla.edu/gallery51
413.664.8718

JURORS:
Jay Clark, Curator at the Clark Art Institute
Denise Markonish, Curator at MASS MoCA
Julia Morgan-Leamon, Manager MCLA Gallery 51

GUIDELINES:
Active members of MAEA may submit up to 5 pieces of original artwork for jury. Submissions are due no later than September 27 and must be uploaded to slideroom using the link as indicated below. There is a $5 entry fee to submit your work, which can be paid directly on Slideroom with any major credit card.
Notification of acceptance will be emailed no later than October 17.

Please note: Works shown in previous MAEA sponsored exhibitions are not eligible for this exhibit. Work may be sold through the gallery with the policy for sales is a 70% artist 30% gallery split.

Drop-off and pick-up locations will be forthcoming. Work must be presented professionally: wired, mounted, or framed when possible. Specific hanging instructions and release forms will be included in the acceptance notifications. We will be utilizing images of accepted work for promotional purposes and posting on the MAEA website.

LINK | HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR WORK:
Submit up to 5 work samples in jpeg format using the slideroom link: click here.

When you click on the link, look for the program titled "Curious Encounters: MAEA Members Exhibition 2015" and click there. Then, follow the prompts.

You will be prompted to create an account (if you have used slideroom in the past, you may use the same account/ email address). You will be asked to update your contact information, please have your membership number handy, you will need it when uploading the submissions.

Please include the following as prompted for each piece: Title, Media, Size, Date, hanging instructions.

Please label ALL files:
LastName_FirstName_Title.jpg

Submit up to 5 images (files should not be exceed 5MB each)

IMPORTANT DATES FOR BOTH EXHIBITIONS
• September 27 - Digital Submissions Due
• October 7 - Acceptance Notifications
• October 12 - 24 - Artwork dropped off to regional sites
• November 2 - 28 - Exhibition Open to Public
• November 7 - Members Reception from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.
• November 29 - Take-down
• November 30 - December 14 - Return work to drop off sites/ pick-up


FOR NAHS STUDENTS

Navigating the Imagination: NAHS Exhibit
Press Gallery
49 Main Street
North Adams, MA 01247

SUBMISSIONS:
Click here to submit artwork.
Then click on Curious Encounters: MAEA Members Exhibit 2016


If you would like to assist with either of these exhibitions, please email president@massarted.com and we would be happy to have you join the exhibitions committee!

If you would like to assist with NAHS activities across the state, please contact Jessica Daviso our NAHS Rep, at nahs@massarted.com



   





 
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