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Go Arts

We at TAEA have worked with our other Fine Arts Friends to Create a Go Arts match up. We launched this just for affected teachers and are launching this today for those who wish to help. You can help bring back the arts.
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TAEA Mission

To promote quality visual arts education in Texas by promoting visual arts education as an integral part of the curriculum through professional development of knowledge and skills, representation of the art educators of Texas, service and leadership opportunities, and research and development of policies and decisions relative to practices and directions in visual arts education; to sustain and advance professional development; to encourage and promote the advancement of knowledge and skills.
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2018 Conference

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Come to the 2018 conference in McAllen, November 8-10 to participate in exciting workshops presented by our "Inside the Studio" presenters and a myriad of others. Click here for more information.

2018 TAEA Conference2018 Conference

Be sure to join us November 8-10, 2018 in McAllen.

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TAEA AppTAEA App

Watch for year-round updates from TAEA via your TAEA App.

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2018 Book Study2018 Book Study

Join us now as we launch another book study!

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VASE LogoVASE

VASE is the only art event of its kind in the nation. See past winners, register, and more.
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JRVASE LogoJunior VASE

Junior VASE serves the same purpose as VASE, but at the junior high / middle school level.
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TEAM LogoTEAM

TAEA has launched a program for elementary art teachers and students, modeled on VASE.
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VASE Juror TrainingVASE Jurors

Apply to complete online training to be a VASE Juror. Click here for application step-by-step instructions.
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Sketchbook InitiativeSketchbook Initiative

When you create, you inspire others to create with you!

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TAEA StarTAEA Star

Download the Fall 2018 Pre-Conference STAR now.

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CalendarCalendar

Find out important dates for YAM, VASE, and other TAEA events for 2018-2019.
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GalleryStudent Gallery

View student artwork from VASE, TEAM, and YAM.

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Membership ShowcaseMembership Showcase

View the latest artwork from TAEA's own artists in the TAEA Membership Showcase.
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Visit the website of the Center for Educator Development in Fine Arts (CEDFA).
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Visit the NAEA website to learn more about the NAEA and the 2019 Convention.
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Youth Art Month Book2018-2019 YAM Book

This great resource (PDF) will help you to celebrate National Youth Art Month.

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TASA / TASBTASA / TASB

TAEA presents student artwork at the fall conference and at the Texas Education Agency.
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2017 TRENDSTRENDS

View the latest issue of Trends or any of the archived issues going back decades.
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Big Art DayBig Art Day

Join in this statewide event on March 7, 2019. Help us promote art in Texas!

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Youth Art MonthYAM Registration

Registration for Capitol Exhibit is open until December 7. Login and click on the YAM Registration link.
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Support art education in your Texas community!

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