Summer Programs

Plan your summer professional learning now!


BLICK Art Education Workshops, June 20-21, 2018 | Alexandria, VA

NAEA has joined forces with Blick Art Materials to offer members two days of free workshops at the NAEA Studio & Gallery in Alexandria, VA. Engage in hands-on collaboration, led by Blick Art Educators, that explores Standards-based lessons adaptable for all ages. Four lessons will be presented—one on each half-day. You can choose to attend one or both days. These FREE workshops are only open to NAEA members. Smile! Blick will record these workshops to share online as instructional videos.
Registration is closed. The program has reached capacity.


Summer Studio: Design Thinking - Building a Community of Learners and Leaders, July 16-20, 2018, Laguna College of Art + Design, Laguna Beach, CA

Plan your summer professional learning now and explore the transformative power of Human-Centered Design. Once again, NAEA brings together nationally acclaimed visionary leaders and thinkers in art, design, and STEAM education to bridge common goals through the human-centered, transformative power of design. Engage in creating hands-on, innovative solutions to real life challenges through the use of exciting design thinking strategies. Be inspired, and equip yourself as a creative problem solver in the design of a better world! Learn more
Registration is closed. The program has reached capacity.


SummerVision DC, July 17-20, 2018 | Washington, DC

Immerse yourself in The Museum Experience by spending four art-lead days in Washington, DC, exploring permanent collections, current exhibitions, and outstanding museums—as works of art! At each museum, outstanding educators will engage participants in unique, interdisciplinary, object-specific strategies for learning that will help you develop “new eyes” to transform your teaching, artmaking, and art understandings, as well as your networking and leadership skills. Learn more
Registration is closed. The program has reached capacity.

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