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IAEA State Conference

Q Center 1405 N. 5th Avenue, St. Charles, IL, United States

2022 IAEA Statewide Conference November 10th-12th, 2022 Q Center, St. Charles Illinois The IAEA Annual Fall Conference provides professional learning specially designed for art educators by art educators and education professionals. Providing hands-on learning experiences, art making, networking, and more... Make your plans now to participate in this wonderful opportunity to collaborate with like-minded art […]

Museum Art Educators Meet-up

Zoom IL, United States

Join Museum Art Educators from around the state to network and give feedback about programs you'd like to see in 2023.


Chicagoland AP Mid-point Portfolio Virtual Critique 22-23

Open to any Chicagoland AP 2D Drawing, AP 2D Art & Design, or AP 3D teachers who would like to participate with their AP classes. This collaborative project is open to AP students to virtually critique their mid-point portfolios. The goal is to expose students to other A.P. Sustained investigation ideas and artwork, including concepts […]

Fostering STEAM

Hinsdale Middle School 100 S. Garfield, Hinsdale, IL

Join us for a two-day professional development workshop integrating science and art! When: March 3 & 4, 8:30am - 4pm Where: Hinsdale Middle School, Hinsdale, IL 14 credit hours possible for full attendance!  Cost: $99 for NAEA Members, $149 Non-Members


DART Conference

University of Illinois at Chicago School of Art and Design 845 W. Harrison Street, Chicago, IL, United States

Do you teach a digital based curriculum? Do you want to learn about new Adobe techniques, advance your knowledge in the digital field and get some new lesson plan ideas? We are excited to once again, bring you the DART Conference! A one day conference with content geared specifically to digital media teachers. We have […]

Curation Focus: Staging the Northern Regional HS Art Exhibition

Bridgeport Art Center 1200 West 35th Street, Chicago, IL, United States

Teachers will work in teams to curate and install artworks for the Illinois High School Art Exhibition. Teachers will collaboratively analyze, select, and curate artworks on multiple gallery walls with the intent to create a balanced show of works of diverse media, scale, and content. 9:30: Lead Presenter presents information on the process, a demonstration […]

Webinar: Raise Hands Marcel! Celebrate! Advocate!

Zoom IL, United States

Advocacy Advisor Josh Shearer along with an array of special guests will provide insight into successful messaging when speaking your elected leaders. Participants will also be provided a space to practice their conversations and receive feedback in preparation for Arts Advocacy Day Springfield on April 25th.

Destress with Art Therapist Caroline Tye


In a Zoom Session with Art Therapist Caroline Tye, participants will experience: -Intro to Art Therapy -Art Therapy vs. Art Education -Self Care distressing art activity for you as the teacher. -Creative ways to incorporate a therapeutic art environment in your class culture. -Tangible Tools -Q and A Caroline Tye is a Licensed Clinical Professional […]

Webinar: Creating Community in Your Classroom!

Zoom IL, United States

One of my favorite parts of being an Art teacher is having the ability to bring a variety of students together with a common interest of Art. On the first day of school I begin building a positive classroom community where students feel comfortable sharing their art, asking for feedback and helping each other share […]

Webinar: Using Animation to Teach Social Emotional Learning

Zoom IL, United States

Draw over video, animate from under your paper, and share your feelings with paper lips. Trust me, it will not only make sense, but make you want to create and explore different ways to use rotoscope animation, stop motion animation, and simple iPad apps to help students dynamically and creatively express emotions through art.