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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.

In past years, Photography teachers for grades 9 – 12 have submitted student work for a “first” exhibit of each 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 November 18, 2016.

Questions: email exhibitions@massarted.com

Letter from MAEA Board concerning Scholastic

You spoke, we listened…..

For the past two years, MAEA leadership has been hearing numerous comments about the direction of the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. After gathering much information and discussing the matters at length, we have decided to send a letter to Dennis Inhulsen, NAEA President, and the NAEA Board of Directors asking them to assist us in advocating for changes to the awards program. We hope to convince the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers to restore the program back to its roots in art education while fostering honesty, integrity, and equality.

We are aware that the transition of state affiliates in MA has been a rocky one, however, we do believe the issues we have are not with the state affiliate, rather with the Alliance itself.

To read the letter and NAEA policy statements on contests please click below.

All comments regarding the MAEA’s position on this matter can be sent to president@massarted.com

Congratulations!

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 12 at 6 p.m.. A reception and the opening of ArtsWorcester fall exhibits will follow.

ArtsWorcester’s Aurora Gallery

660 Main Street, Worcester, MA 01610