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Why Art Matters


    In March we celebrate Youth Art Month—YAM. Let’s take over social media and show everyone the importance of visual arts and design education to our students!

  • 2021 NAHS Exhibit VG
    2021 NAHS/NJAHS Juried Exhibition

    This exhibit is on display now in the NAEA Virtual Gallery. Check out these incredible works created by NAHS/NJAHS members from across the country.

  • Mar21 Webinar
    FREE Webinar: Mar. 24 | 7-8pm

    Join us for the November webinar, “Creating, Presenting, Responding, and Connecting: The Elementary Curriculum and the NCCAS Standards.” Register now—free for NAEA members!

For Members by Members

Natalie C. Jones

Director of Education, Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture Charlotte, NC

Monthly Mentor Posts

  • Each month, a different NAEA member is the guest writer for the NAEA Monthly Mentor blog. February’s Monthly Mentor is Natalie C. Jones, an artist, small business owner, and the director of education at the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture. She has 10 years of experience working as an art teacher and teaching artist throughout the east coast and the Midwest. She received her BFA from Norfolk State University in Norfolk, Virginia, and her MA from The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. Learn more from and about Natalie through the Monthly Mentor blog!

National Art Education Foundation

The National Art Education Foundation (NAEF) invests in innovative initiatives to support instructional practice, research, and leadership in visual arts education.

Register now for the [VIRTUAL] 2021 NAEA National Convention!

March 4-7, 2021

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NAEA Virtual Art Educators

Professional learning from anywhere in the world! Access live and archived webinars, workshops, and more. Earn continuing education or university credit!