Become an AEM Member!

All Art Educators of Minnesota members also become members of the National Art Education Association and receive benefits of both organizations.


CLICK HERE for membership information, benefits, and application

Contact the membership chairperson via e-mail for any membership questions not answered on this page.


**NOTE FROM NATIONAL - The Join/Renew link will temporarily be down September 18 – 30 as we migrate our database to a new platform.


  1. Telephone: We accept VISA, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express, which can be paid over the phone by calling NAEA Member Services at (800) 299-8321 (M-F, 8:15 – 4:30 ET).
  2. Fax:  Print, complete, and fax the Membership Form (attached) to: (703) 860-2960
  3. Mail:  Print, complete, and mail the Membership Form (attached) to: NAEA Member Services, 901 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314
  4. E-mail:  Print, complete, and e-mail the Membership Form (attached) to
  5. Artsonia: Don’t want to pay out of pocket!? Join/Renew using your Artsonia funds


Benefits of Membership

  • Discounted AEM fall conference registration
  • NAEA national convention registration eligibility
  • NAEA annual conference scholarship opportunity
  • State and national art education award eligibility
  • NAEA News mailed to you
  • Art Education magazine subscription
  • School Arts magazine (free digital subscription)
  • AEM’s award-winning publication, “Art Exchange,” in your email box!
  • Networking and leadership opportunities
  • Art education advocacy support
  • Best practices collaboration with state education agencies
  • Youth Art Month (YAM) annual state capitol exhibition eligibility
  • Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) regional art show support
  • Scholastic Arts Scholarship support
  • HighPoint Center for Print Making class discounts
  • Split Rock Summer Workshops fees reduced

Membership Dues and Categories Active - $95 Retired - $60 First Year Professional, recent graduates in their first year of teaching - $55 Student, undergraduate and full-time graduate student - $35 Institutional/School-Based Partnership - $285