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United States Society for Education Through Art (USSEA)–Established 1986

Purpose:  To provide a network with art educators who wish to share their interests in multicultural and cross-cultural concerns relevant to the field of art education.  The organization shall encourage cross-cultural research and professional relationships to promote greater understanding and respect for learners from diverse backgrounds.

2015 USSEA Regional Conference. The 2015 USSEA Regional Conference will be held July 17-19 at the Queens Museum in Queens, New York. USSEA will partner with the travelling arts project, An Inclusive World to present the conference theme, An Inclusive World: Bridging Communities. The three-day conference will examine art education in classrooms, museums, and community arts organizations. This conference will explore ways that participants might share resources, knowledge and expertise to enrich their respective disciplines. In addition An Inclusive World will exhibit the works of artists of diverse backgrounds. Please join us and share your ideas.

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Steve Willis
Professor of Art Education
Coordinator of Foundation Studies
Missouri State University
Department of Art & Design
901 South National Avenue
Springfield, MO 65897

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