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Arts Education in Action

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We want to highlight YOUR art education in action! What are your students creating? What is happening in your museum? Do you have an NAEA Preservice Student Chapter that is doing cool stuff? Is your district getting creative? Send us photos so NAEA can share them and represent art education in action as it is really happening.

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Current images featured in the image carousel on the NAEA Homepage:

Curated by the Association MUS.E, Qua la Mano aims to change the perception of working with our hands, a risk factor during the pandemic. This piece highlights the value of restoring physical sense through collaboration, creation, and play.

Submitted by: Noa Haim | Collective Paper Aesthetics | Rotterdam, The Netherlands


AP Art students at Kiowa County High School compete in a Trash2Trends competition. Students design and construct fashion using unconventional products including freezer bags, balloons, paper beads, duct tape, leather, feathers, plastic, pop tabs, plastic bags, billboards, paintings, pennies, laminate paper, burlap coffee bags, and zippers.

Submitted by: Lori Wade | Kiowa County High School | Greensburg, Kansas


With guidance from a teaching artist, Sarah Lalla, students at Beacon Independent School 190 created The Doorway to a Better Future using recycled materials.

Submitted by: Suzanne Masser | New York Edge | Queens, New York


As a cross-curricular literary art project, students translated their “I AM…” poems onto a canvas strip to reflect their individuality using colors, symbols, and text.

Submitted by: So Choi | Leawood Middle School | Leawood, Kansas


Hustle and bustle in a brand-new elementary school art room in Lincoln Public Schools, Lincoln, Nebraska. A second grader proudly shows off his snowflake creation, while classmates work on open studio projects and explore the build zone on the carpet at the front of the classroom.

Submitted by: Bob Reeker | Robinson Elementary | Lincoln, Nebraska

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