MAEA History

MAEA Statement of Purpose

The purpose of this organization is to encourage, strengthen, and promote the role of the visual arts in education by,

◾Promoting quality instruction in visual arts education conducted by certified art teachers;

◾Encouraging study of art teaching;

◾Improving the conditions of art teaching;

◾And encouraging and conducting research in art education.

To these ends the Association will: hold public discussions; sponsor institutes, conferences and programs; publish articles, reports and surveys; and work with other related organizations to provide advocacy for arts education.