National Convention

Exhibiting with NAEA

Exhibit at the 2023 NAEA National Convention in San Antonio, Texas, April 13-15.

Make a direct connection with thousands of visual arts, design, and media arts educators with buying power for their districts, departments, and classrooms as an NAEA exhibitor. And, go the extra mile to show how much you support art educators through a variety of highly-visible sponsorship opportunities.

Details on how to exhibit and sponsor are coming this summer. Please email in the meantime with any questions.

What is NAEA?

The National Art Education Association (NAEA) is the leading international professional membership organization exclusively for visual arts educators. Members include elementary, middle, and high school visual 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 advance visual arts education to fulfill human potential and promote global understanding.

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 art 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.


For exhibit inquiries, contact