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MAEA Spring Conference

February 8, 2013

Maine Art Education Association

The Spring conference will be held on the UMaine campus on Saturday, April 6, 2013. A variety of workshops are being offered and a keynote by Dr. Kerry Freedman who is a faculty member at the School of Art Northern Illinois University.


It’s all relative.
Travel Time to Orono:
Fort Kent  – 3:25
Kittery      – 3:15
Calais       – 2:25
Bridgton   – 2:50

Our spring conference will soon be here providing a stellar professional development opportunity.

Workshop offerings: American Indian Curricular, Explorations in Felt, Teaching Art History, Wonder of Watercolor, Perception and Illusion, Clay-scapes, Sculpture in Multiples with Molds, Addressing the Critique, Non-toxic Printmaking, Digital Photography, Experiments in Drawing.

Solo or Group: Will you be arriving as an individual? Commuting? Regardless, opportunities abound to network and create professional learning communities. If you are new to MAEA conferences and are not sure where to start, find me….I will connect you.

Ride Board: Driving north, south, east or west? Interested in commuting? Please let us know if you have a need or ride to share.

Lodging: Coming in Friday night?
Art in the Heart members may be available in advance to, “Adopt an Art Teacher”
Hotels abound in the Bangor area and Orono has lodging as well.

Celebration: Please make a plan to join us Friday evening for a pre-conference event as we celebrate our Excellence in Teaching Award Event at the UMaine Museum of Art. Join us after at Seasons (where Millers once was) for a casual social event of drinks and or dinner.

For more information please contact: Suzanne Goulet at

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