Attendee and Association Details

2024 NAEA National Convention

What is NAEA?

The National Art Education Association (NAEA) is the leading international professional membership organization for visual arts, design, and media arts educators. Members include elementary, middle, and high school visual arts/design/media arts educators; college and university professors; researchers and scholars; teaching artists; administrators and supervisors; and art museum educators. In addition, NAEA serves more than 45,000 student members who belong to the National Art Honor Society or are university students preparing to be art educators. NAEA’s mission is to champion creative growth and innovation by equitably advancing the tools and resources for a high-quality visual arts, design, and media arts education throughout diverse populations and communities of practice.

Why should you be a part of the NAEA National Convention?

The NAEA National Convention is where visual arts education professionals connect, collaborate, learn, and create. As an exhibitor, you can make a personal connection with thousands of prospective customers who have buying power. Your brand and message can reach this audience before, during, and after the event.

What products and services are attendees looking for?

NAEA National Convention attendees love to discover new products, concepts, and techniques intended for all skill levels and ages. They are looking for materials, ideas, and services ranging from classic art supplies to up-to-the-minute media, technology, processes, and professional development opportunities; curriculum resources; college and university programs; visual aids; painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, woodworking, ceramic, glass, and metal arts supplies; art-related travel; graphic design, photography, and drafting supplies; and more!

Who attends the Convention?

NAEA members include PreK-12 visual arts, design, and media arts educators, university professors, administrators, supervisors, museum educators, and art education students from across the United States and many foreign countries. Our membership also includes teaching artists, publishers, manufacturers and suppliers of art materials, parents, retired art educators, and others concerned about quality art education.


Please contact Barbara Fett, NAEA Exhibits Manager, at

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