National Convention

NAEA23 Call for Presentations

Join us for the 2023 NAEA National Convention in San Antonio, TX, April 13-15, 2023!

The 2023 NAEA National Convention will take place in San Antonio, TX, April 13-15 at the Henry B. González Convention Center and the Grand Hyatt San Antonio.

Call for Presentations

The NAEA23 call for presentations has closed.

Acceptance Notification: Acceptance status notifications for all submissions will be e-mailed by September 30 to main presenters.

Questions: Contact Kathy Duse, NAEA Convention and Programs Manager:



Since NAEA’s founding by members, for members, in 1947, NAEA has provided a vibrant professional community where the best and the brightest minds, impassioned visual arts educators and innovators, researchers and scholars, teaching artists, and leaders, have gathered.

Through the collective voice of the NAEA community NAEA’s mission-based work falls under the five goals identified in the 2021–2025 Strategic Framework: Equity, Diversity & Inclusion; Learning; Research & Knowledge; Advocacy and Policy; and Community Vibrancy.

Proposal Form and Review Criteria

Informed by member voices and an analysis of National Convention evaluations and processes, an Ad Hoc Committee was appointed to study the NAEA National Convention proposal submission and review process in its entirety. The Review Criteria has been piloted and revised and all reviewers participate in an instructional session to ensure consistency across the process. In preparation for submitting your proposal, you are encouraged to carefully review the Submission Guidelines.