Our Mission

Our mission is to promote and advocate quality art education for all learners by providing professional growth opportunities for all Minnesota Visual and Media Arts Educators to learn, collaborate, advocate, and acknowledge excellence in the profession.

We value...

LEADERSHIP & PROFESSIONALISM: Highly qualified visual and media arts educators.  Recognition and celebration of outstanding arts education.

COMMUNICATION & COLLABORATION: Regional, state, and national arts advocacy.  Visual and media arts standards.  Equal access to the arts.

LEARNING & INNOVATION: Artistic and cultural diversity through quality arts education.  Professional development and personal artistic growth.

Art Education that is… VISIBLE, VIABLE, VITAL

Concerned about the issues that face us as art educators? We are too! This is the word cloud of the issues we discussed at Fall Conference.

Read the latest edition of the Art Exchange! here!

Registration is now open for * a * l * t * artists * leaders * teachers 2017 Summer Leadership and Artmaking Workshop in Duluth! It's an incredible lineup of artists and leaders in an amazing locale (and at a terrific price!) Sign up today!

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Each year, students in schools throughout Minnesota learn valuable skills through artistic expression.

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