About this Series: The MAEA Board of Directors has determined that a virtual conference in the fall of 2020 will not be beneficial for our membership for a number of factors, including the financial implications of the global pandemic and the virtual meeting fatigue many of us felt this spring. In place of the yearly fall conference, the MAEA Conference Committee is planning monthly Zoom conversations and virtual events for members that we are rolling out this summer. We believe that smaller virtual gatherings each month over the next year will help to minimize fatigue and provide the support our members need at this time.
Focus for August: Connect, Create, Collab
The goal of this session is to provide a space for arts educators who would like to take part in creating artwork together virtually. Connect, Create, Collab, is an opportunity for artmaking and informal art sharing facilitated by the conference committee chair Shannon Carey. There will also be time during the session to connect with other arts educators as well as engage collaboratively in conversation about the upcoming school year. At the conclusion of the session there will be time to share the artwork you have created during this session, or previously during the time span of the pandemic.
Date: Thursday, August 20, 2020
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. ET
Where: On Zoom
For our Art Education Zoom series, we will continue to work on intentional topics as a way to facilitate impactful conversations within our membership and beyond. There will be a feedback form shared at the close of this session to provide participants the opportunity to share where they would like to go next. More information about future sessions and programming are forthcoming. If you have questions or suggestions for this series, please contact Shannon Carey, MAEA Conference Committee Chair.