2017 NAEA National Convention Virtual Pass
Couldn't attend the 2017 NAEA National Convention? Register for your Virtual Pass now! Earn 6 hours of professional development and be connected to the largest gathering of visual arts education professionals in the world—without leaving your house! Access Virtual Pass programming on demand. The live event occurred on Saturday, March 4, 2017 from 9:00 am – 3:30 pm ET. You won't find online professional learning like this anywhere else!
Jeff Koons is an iconic artist who plays with ideas of taste, pleasure, celebrity, and commerce. Working with seductive commercial materials (such as the high chromium stainless steel of his “Balloon Dog" sculptures), shifts of scale, and an elaborate studio system involving many technicians, Koons turns banal objects into high art icons.
Olivia Gude | Katherine Douglas | Sharif Bey | Anne Thulson
Meaningful Choices: Changing Processes, Purposes, and Products in Art Education
Modeling passionate professional dialogue, four artist educators share dilemmas, questions, and critiques to evolve practices of art education that maximize opportunities for personal and collaborative experimentation, investigation, and meaning making.
Derrick Adams is a multidisciplinary New York-based artist working in performance, video, sound, and 2-D and 3-D realms. His practice focuses on the fragmentation and manipulation of structure and surface, exploring self-image, and forward projection.
Laura H. Chapman and Diane Ravitch
Laura H. Chapman is known for her work as an advocate, educator, and researcher. She is the author of Approaches to Art in Education and Instant Art, Instant Culture: The Unspoken Policy for American Schools. Her recent research examines how think tanks, major foundations, and their networks influence federal and state policies for public education.
Diane Ravitch is an historian of education, an educational policy analyst, and a research professor. From 1991 to 1993, she was Assistant Secretary of Education and Counselor to Secretary of Education Lamar Alexander in the administration of President George H. W. Bush. As Assistant Secretary, she led the federal effort to promote the creation of voluntary state and national academic standards.
David C. Driskell
Professor David C. Driskell is one of the world's leading authorities on the subject of African American art and is highly regarded as an artist, an art historian, and a scholar. In 2001, the David C. Driskell Center was established at the University of Maryland, where he taught from 1977 until 1998, to honor him by preserving the rich heritage of African American visual art and culture. In 2000, Driskill was honored by President Bill Clinton as one of 12 recipients of the National Humanities Medal.
Madeleine Boucher, Artsy | Tina Kukielski, Art21 | Deborah Howes, Johns Hopkins University
The Challenge of Change: Embracing the Future of Art Education
How do we boldly embrace the future of visual arts education? Join an interactive discussion with this panel of outstanding thought leaders in visual arts education to discuss the challenges and opportunities for the present and future of our professional field from the classroom to the museum, and beyond.