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NAHS @ Montserrat College of Art – Reception This Saturday

Thank you to all the NAHS chapter sponsors who prepped work and have dropped it off or mailed it in for the NAHS exhibit Open Perspectives in conjunction with the MAEA conference New Perspectives in Art Education at Montserrat College of Art in Beverly.

If you plan to attend the exhibit reception on November 9 from 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm, please RSVP today. The exhibit and reception will be held in the 2nd Floor of the Hardie Building, 23 Essex Street, Beverly MA 01915.

MAEA Conference attendees do not have to register with the link above, but instead just select the NAHS exhibit reception as a session in the conference schedule.

This exhibit includes student artists from Andover High School, Beverly High School, Braintree High School, Falmouth High School, Fairhaven High School, Franklin High School, Groton-Dunstable Regional High School, Lowell Catholic High School, Manchester Essex Regional HS, Marblehead High School, Needham High School, Revere High School, Shepherd Hill Regional High School, Somerville High School.

Now Accepting Conference Proposals

Now Accepting Conference Proposals – New Perspectives in Art Education – 2019 MAEA Conference November 9-10

The MAEA Conference offers content-specific professional development opportunities for art educators, including hands-on workshops, best-practice lectures, gallery/museum tours, awards ceremony, exhibitions, and more! Conference activities will take place in the Beverly, MA area and will be hosted by Montserrat College of Art, featuring keynote speaker Ekua Holmes and Super Session speaker Oliver Parker.
Mark your calendars!
Be sure to check back for detailed information on juried exhibit opportunities for MAEA Members, hotel accommodations, and all other things conference related as details are released.

Now Accepting Workshop Proposals!

Now Accepting Workshop Proposals – New Perspectives in Art Education – 2019 MAEA Conference November 9-10
The MAEA Conference offers content-specific professional development opportunities for art educators, including hands-on workshops, best-practice lectures, gallery/museum tours, awards ceremony, exhibitions, and more! Conference activities will take place in the Beverly, MA area and will be hosted by Montserrat College of Art, featuring keynote speaker Ekua Holmes, and Super Session speaker Oliver Parker.
Mark your calendars!
Be sure to check back for detailed information on juried exhibit opportunities for MAEA Members, hotel accommodations, and all other things conference related as details are released.

Congratulations to the 2019 Art Educators of the Year

It is with great pride that we announce the 2019 MAEA Art Educators of the Year. If you would like to honor a colleague please consider nominating them today! Learn more. 

MAEA Lifetime Achievement Award –
John Michael Gray – Fine Arts Coordinator, Newton Public Schools, Newton

Art Educator of the Year –
Jaimee Taborda – Oxford High School, Oxford

Early Childhood Educator of the Year Award –
Meg Kuker – The Family Cooperative, Watertown

Elementary Art Educator of the Year –
Alexandra Etscovitz – Memorial Spaulding Elementary, Newton

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NAHS State Conference – October 20

Don’t miss out on this free opportunity to connect with other NAHS sponsors and chapters. The goal of the conference is to collaborate, share ideas, and network.

This one day conference will be hosted at Braintree High School.

This is an AWESOME opportunity for NAHS students across the state to gather together, share ideas, meet other students and create some ART!

If you are interested you can learn more here.  Please RSVP to NAHS Representative Heidi Hurley at nahs@massarted.com no later than October 15, 2018 and provide:

  1. Chapter Sponsor name and email contact.
  2. List of students and officer positions attending.
  3. Brief write up of your NAHS chapter activities.
  4. List any special accommodations or needs.
  5. Anything else you would like us to know?

You can also reach out to Heidi if you have any questions, or want to learn more about starting a NAHS or NJAHS chapter.

Save the Date! NAHS Chapter Conference

NAHS Conference Poster

NAHS Representative Heidi Hurley is hosting a NAHS conference for chapter sponsors, advisors, and NAHS members. You don’t want to miss this great event to connect with other sponsors and advisors, and for your NAHS members to connect with other NAHS members across the state!

Saturday October 20, 2018
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Braintree High School

Registration information coming soon!

2017 MAEA Conference – Art Education: Shaping Human Potential

November 11 and 12, 2017, University of Massachusetts Amherst

The 2017 MAEA Conference will take place on November 11 and 12 at UMASS Amherst. The theme is Art Education: Shaping Human Potential

Keynote Speaker: Patty Bode

Super Session: Cathy Weisman Topal

More information can be found on the conference page including Registration, Ticketing, and Scheduling – click here.

If you have any questions, our committee is happy to assist you. Please email conference@massarted.com.

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MAEA Members Exhibition: Changing Shape | MAEA Juried Exhibit

Active and retired art educators working in Massachusetts are invited to submit their 2D artwork for the annual juried exhibit Changing Shape. Click here for complete information.