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National Art Education Association National Convention (NAEA Convention) is the world’s largest art education convention providing substantive professional development services that include the advancement of knowledge in all sessions, events, and activities for the purpose of improving visual arts instruction in American schools. The convention includes over 1,000 participatory workshops, panels, seminars for job-alike groups, research reports, discussions, exhibits, and tours.

The expo at the NAEA Convention displays the latest art textbooks, high-tech software, prints, slides, curriculum materials, equipment, and programs, as well as the latest studio and art history media are made available for examination and review by art educator delegates. It is a professional development opportunity to update oneself on the vista of state-of-the-art materials to advance visual art instruction in local art programs.

NAEA Convention is happening from 26 March 2020, Thursday to 28 March 2020, Saturday at Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, MN. The organizer of the event is National Art Education Association. It is open to trade visitors. The estimated number of attendance is 5,000. Visitors come from over 37 countries. The estimated number of exhibitors is 100. The frequency of this event is annual. The event has been running since 1947.


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Start Date
March 26, 2020 (Thursday)
End Date
March 28, 2020 (Saturday)
Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota
National Art Education Association
Art & Design
Event Type
Convention, Trade Show
Open To
Trade Visitors
First Year
Thursday 10am – 4pm (Exhibit Hall)
Friday 10am – 4pm (Exhibit Hall)
Saturday 10am – 3pm (Exhibit Hall)
Registration type Earlybird Rate Onsite rate
Active NAEA Member $185 $215
Emeritus NAEA Member $140 $170
Preservice NAEA Member $125 $145
Non Member $245 $275
Spouse/Guest $140 $170


  • National Art Education Association
  • Founded in 1947, the National Art Education Association is the leading professional membership organization exclusively for visual arts educators.
  • 901 Prince Street
  • Alexandria, VA
  • United States of America
  • +1 800-299-8321 or +1 703-860-8000
  • +1 703-860-2960


  • Minneapolis Convention Center
  • Located in the heart of Minneapolis, Minneapolis Convention Center is the largest convention center in the Upper Midwest that is equipped with the amenities and services to ensure any event is successful. The MCC has 475,000 square feet of exhibit space and the 87 meeting rooms and can host multiple events on the same day.
  • 1301 Second Avenue South
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • United States of America
  • +1 612-335-6000
  • +1 612-335-6757

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