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:
- Art All-State Massachusetts
- Berkshire County Arts Educators Professional Learning Network
- Cape Cod Art Education Association
- Institute of Contemporary Art – ICA
- Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
- Massachusetts Artists Leaders Coalition – MALC
- Massachusetts College of Art and Design
- Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts – MCLA
- Massachusetts Cultural Council
- Massachusetts Department of Education
- Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art – MASS MoCA
- Museum of Fine Arts – MFA
- New Bedford Art Museum/Artworks!
- North Shore Art Teachers Association
- University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth
- University of Massachusetts, Amherst
- Worcester Art Museum
- VSA Massachusetts