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Eco-Art Conference and Symposium

Southern Illinois University Carbondale 1400 Arena Drive, Carbondale, IL, United States

The South Council in partnership with SIUC and ISTA present the Southern Illinois Art Education Conference is titled "Eco-Art Conference and Symposium" It will offer workshops ECO-ART: where art is the lead supported by science ECO-ART: where science is the lead supported by art ECO-ART: as creative activism SUSTAINABILITY practices in art and science These […]


IAEA Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee Meeting


Hello, Amazing Educators! Please join us for our next IAEA Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee meeting on Thursday, 04/21 at 6pm. Look for an agenda early next week, and of course let us know if there is something you’d like addressed in our conversation. In the meantime, please mark your calendars and spread the word […]

Rise Up: Stonewall and the LGBTQ Rights Movement

Illinois Holocaust Museum 9603 Woods Drive, Skokie, IL, United States

10am -12pm The event will consist of a tour of the exhibition with guiding questions, followed by a group discussion. Attendees will have the opportunity to collaboratively develop draft lesson plans based on the exhibitions. LINK: The exhibition documents the fifty years since the Stonewall Uprising, America’s LGBTQ population has struggled for equal rights and […]

Skill Share: Loom Weaving with Annie Zirin

Garfield Park Conservatory 300 N. Central Park Ave, Chicago, IL, United States

Come to the Garfield Park Conservatory, make and take a loom weaving example guided by teaching artist, Annie Zirin, and enjoy the company of artfully planted fragrant foliage and fellow art educators. $20 Registration is required. Seats are limited to 10, so register now! Click here to Register!  

DIG Chat April: Rich Stachon


Welcome Design Educators to our Next Online Event: The Design Interest Group invites you to join us for our upcoming DIG Chat virtual event. The focus in this first of our DIG Chat series is, "How Might We elevate the elementary Art + Design experience?" Come join this bimonthly virtual meeting as we explore how […]

Experience the Exhibition – Denise Treizman: In Between Living

University Galleries 11 Uptown Circle, Suite 103, Normal, IL, United States

Experience the Exhibition - Denise Treizman: In Between Living Meet the artist, create collaborative artwork, and develop lesson ideas.Artist Denise Treizman will be joining virtually from Miami for a guided tour of the exhibition. Collaborate with fellow educators to create a found-object fiber sculpture inspired by Treizman’s practice, followed by a lesson planning session using […]

Webinar: A New Age of Teacher Resilience


Description: Dr. Tiffany Carr, author and founder of Joy in Teaching, leads a discussion on current trends in education about teacher stress & burnout and why now is the time for personal and systemic change. Dr. Carr shares research on the impact of teaching, teacher well-being, and resilience, as well as, inspirational and actionable tools […]

Skill Share: Improv for Everyone in the Art Room


Come play games, be silly, and engage with other art educators as we head into the 2023 school year together. Improv exercises are designed to excite and engage our teachers this fall. Improv increases communication and public speaking skills, it stimulates fast thinking and engagement with ideas. Improv helps remove mental barriers that block creative […]

Webinar: Incorporating Disability Arts in Your Curriculum


Description: This talk is focused on helping teachers diversify their curriculum to respond to disability and ableism. While many teachers are diversifying their curriculum through the inclusion of artists of color, less attention has been focused on the 15% of students with IEPS with identified disabilities, and understanding their life experiences.  Presenter: Dr. Kelly Gross […]