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.
Current work underway:
- Working on a draft revision of the constitution to submit to the membership for approval.
- Reflecting on our 2018 accomplishments and beginning to set goals for the 2019 FY.
- 2019 Statewide Youth Art Month Exhibit.
- 2019 MAEA Recognitions Exhibit.
- Assisting in planning the 2019 NAEA Convention in Boston March 14-16.
- Planning is underway for next year’s conference to be held in Beverly, MA hosted by Montserrat College of Art in November, 2019.
MAEA liaises with the following organizations:
- Massachusetts Department of Education
- Mass Creative
- Cape Cod Art Education Association
- NSATA – North Shore Art Teachers’ Association
- MALC – Massachusetts Artists Leaders Coalition
- MCC – Massachusetts Cultural Council
- VSA Massachusetts