2022 Annual TAEA Conference

2022 Annual TAEA Conference

Register Now for the 2022 Annual TAEA Conference

Join all your TAEA colleagues November 10-12, 2022 in McAllen, Texas for the conference. Check out all the helpful information on this page.


President's Message

We wish to invite you to come to the Texas Art Education Association 2022 Conference in McAllen. Join us in our celebration of Art Education in Texas. Participate in workshops, lectures, exhibits by our vendors, awards, and other special events while enjoying the culture and climate of South Texas and the Gulf Coast. Let Your Art Take Flight is the theme, so let's all fly there and be with our friends and colleagues.

See you in McAllen!

Walter Holland

Promo Video



Register Now for our Fall Conference to be held at the McAllen Convention Center in McAllen, Texas from November 10-12, 2022.

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Good news — conference fees will remain the same as 2021. The fee structure and dates to have your registration completed are listed below. Registration is now open.

You must be a current member or guest of a current member to attend.

Early Registration
Through 10/21
Normal Registration
On-Site Registration
After 11/04
Active Member $130 $145 $170
Associate Member $130 $145 $170
Retired Member $124 $139 $139
Full-Time College/
University Student 1
$0 $0 $0
Institutional Member $275 $275 $275
TAEA Fellow $70 $70 $70
Saturday Sessions Only $99 $99 $99

1 Pre-Service Students are required to attend the Student Division meeting on Saturday. Also, pre-service students must volunteer for two hours of service while attending. Please use this form to sign up. Contact , or call at 956-472-0821 with any questions.

We are excited to be back together and hope to see you there.


Hotel Information

McAllen Convention Center
McAllen, Texas

Make your hotel reservations soon!

Unfortunately the original 4 hotels (see below) where TAEA negotiated discounted rates for our members are now full. However, TAEA has been able to negotiate discounted rates for TAEA at the Hilton Garden Inn McAllen Airport. Rates are good through October 27 or until the room block is full.

There are number of other hotels near the McAllen Convention Center. Click here to see a list of nearby hotels. Note that prices shown are the lowest prices found at the time of our query and may not be available at the time you check.

You are welcome to check out the original hotels to see if they have had any cancellations.

Cambria Hotel McAllen Convention Center

Deadline — Friday, October 21, 2022

Embassy Suites by Hilton McAllen Convention Center

Deadline — Tuesday, October 18, 2022

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham McAllen Convention Center

Reservations, or call the hotel directly at 956-682-6765 and identify yourself as a member of the TAEA Group.
Deadline — Monday, October 17, 2018

Home2 Suites by Hilton McAllen

Deadline — Friday, October 8, 2022

2022 TAEA Conference Information

Pre-Conference STAR (PDF) (Posted 09/03/2022)



Teacher's Letter to Administrators

2022 TAEA Annual Members Art Show — Deadline is 10/12/2022


Artisan's Market — Friday, November 11

Artisan's Market Flyer | Register Now


General Session Speakers

Friday Keynote: The Padilla Brothers (Daniel and Manuel) (PDF)

Saturday Keynote: Marilyn Stewart (PDF)


Experience Institutes, Tours, Ticketed Events, and Workshops

Full Workshop Schedule (PDF) — note that this is periodically updated to reflect any changes. Last updated 09/10/2022.

Descriptions & Available Tickets — Click this link to see which ticketed workshops are already full. If your top picks are full — DON'T WORRY! There are over 175 workshops that do not require a ticket to attend.


Get Involved

Silent Auction Flyer — Tribute to Birds


Other Links

Gelman Stained Glass Museum — The Rio Grande Valley has a museum with the largest and most comprehensive stained-glass collection and exhibit in the United States. Make plans to check it out when you come to the 2022 conference!