We hope you're planning to join all your TAEA colleagues November 16-18, 2023 at the Marriott Dallas Allen Hotel and Watters Creek Convention Center in Allen, Texas for our next conference. This page should have all the information you need to make your plans.
Allen is easy to get to! Located just north of Dallas, you can drive or fly into nearby Dallas Love Field (28 miles) or DFW International Airport (37 miles).
Good news — conference fees will remain the same as last year. 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.
University Student 1
|Saturday Sessions Only||$99||$99||$99|
1 Pre-service art education students must email a copy of their conference registration receipt along with a copy of their current, valid college or university ID to by 11/13/2023. Also, pre-service students are required to attend the Student Division meeting on Saturday and must volunteer for two hours of service while attending conference. Please contact Amy Semifero at or 214-514-9611 to sign up for a time.
We wish to invite you to come to the Texas Art Education Association 2023 Conference in Allen. Join us in our celebration of Art Education in Texas. Participate in workshops, lectures, vendor exhibits, awards, and other special events. Off the Wall & Out of the Box — Expanding Your Art Experience is the theme, so let's gather together and be with our friends and colleagues.
See you in Allen!
TAEA has negotiated a group rate for November 16-19 at our conference hotel. Click the button below to reserve your rooms. The primary convention hotel fills up quickly, so book as soon as you can. The last day to book is October 24, 2023.
TAEA has negotiated a group rate for the Hilton Garden Inn Allen as well. Use the button below to reserve your rooms now!
To find other nearby hotels, check out Google Maps.
TAEA Star - Pre-Conference 2023
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2023 TAEA Conference Information
2023 TAEA Annual Members Art Show — Deadline is 10/12/2023
Artisan's Market — Friday, November 11
General Session Speakers
Experience Institutes, Tours, Ticketed Events, and Workshops
Full Workshop Schedule (Whova) — note that this is periodically updated to reflect any changes.
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.
Visual Arts Administrators of Texas Meeting — Please join the Visual Arts Administrators of Texas on Thursday, November 16, 4-8 PM.
T-Shirts & Aprons (PDF) — Check out this year's great t-shirt and apron design! In order to make sure your t-shirts and aprons are available when you come to conference, orders must be in by October 23. Some extras will be available for purchase on-site at a higher cost than pre-ordering.
Click any image to see more information about the artwork.