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    2021 NAEA Awards Program

    Do you know an outstanding visual arts educator, student, or supporter who deserves recognition? Nominate them for a national award! The deadline for most awards has been extended to November 2, 2020.

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    Read and share “Black Lives Matter: An Open Letter to Art Educators on Constructing an Anti-Racist Agenda.”

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Noël “Bella” Merriam

AT&T Director of Education, Diversity, and Inclusion, San Antonio Museum of Art

Monthly Mentor Posts

  • Each month, a different NAEA member is the guest writer for the NAEA Monthly Mentor Blog. September’s Monthly Mentor is Noël “Bella” Merriam, AT&T Director of Education, Diversity and Inclusion at the San Antonio Museum of Art, and the Museum Commissioner for the NAEA ED&I Commission. She is a member of the Smithsonian Latino Center’s Education Planning Team and a 2019 graduate of NAEA’s School for Art Leaders. Learn more from and about Bella 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.

Save the date for the 2021 NAEA National Convention

March 4-6, 2021 | Chicago, IL, USA


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!