National Art Education Association
2009 NAEA NATIONAL CONVENTION
April 17–21, 2009
BE part of the LARGEST GATHERING
of VISUAL ARTS EDUCATORS in the WORLD!
Engage in a selection of over 1,000 sessions, tours, and hands-on workshops
that are geared 100% toward professional development for visual arts educators.
Connect with K- 12 art educators, school administrators, professors of art education,
museum art educators, college students, and artists from around the globe.
Learn about the latest advances in teaching resources, classroom supplies,
and techniques from hundreds of exhibitors.
Discover the many museums, galleries, shops, and views in the beautiful
Dr. Charles M. Falco
Were optical instruments used by artists such as van Eyck and Bellini to assist them
with the creation of some of their works? Dr. Charles Falco, UA Chair of Condensed
Matter Physics and Professor of Optical Sciences, will illustrate the theory that he and
artist David Hockney developed during their unusual and remarkably interdisciplinary
collaboration exploring this subject.
Kay WalkingStick Sponsored by the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers
Internationally celebrated artist and educator Kay WalkingStick will discuss her work
and the role of visual arts education in teaching students to think creatively in every
aspect of life.
Eric Jensen, author of Arts With the Brain in Mind, will discuss his book and investigate
what research tells us about the connection between visual arts and cognitive skills.
Judy Chicago and the Dinner Party Curriculum Team
Artist Judy Chicago and Dinner Party Curriculum Project Directors Marilyn Stewart and
Constance Bumgarner Gee, along with curriculum team members Peg Speirs and
Carrie Nordlund, will describe the conceptualization and evolution of a comprehensive
curriculum based on Chicago's iconic artwork, The Dinner Party.
April 17–21, 2009
Minneapolis Convention Center
and Hilton Minneapolis Hotel,
Register online through March 20
Member Registration Rate
Earlybird (through March 6): $130
Regular (after March 6): $160
Non-member Registration Rate
Earlybird (through March 6): $175
Regular (after March 6): $205
Visit the NAEA website to make
reservations. Choose from a variety of
hotels conveniently located near the
Convention Center. Discounted rates
available through March 21!
Top left photograph: Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen–Spoonbridge and Cherry, 1985-1988; aluminum,
stainless steel, paint; 354 x 618 x 162”; Walker Art Center, Gift of Frederick R. Weisman in honor of his parents,
William and Mary Weisman; 1988© Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen