Aem fall conference

The annual fall conference is an opportunity to connect, collaborate and create together as a state organization. It is an open opportunity for professional development for all.


2023 aem fall conference

October 27-28, 2023 - Robbinsdale Armstrong High School

This year the conference is separated into two days.

Friday, October 27 - ARTVENTURE

The Friday ArtVenture includes sessions throughout Minneapolis. Locations include Minneapolis Institute of Art, The Walker, MCAD, Clay Squared, Potek Glass, Northern Clay Center and more. Some of these sessions have fees associated with them (make & takes) so be sure to register for them as you are going through the registration process.

Saturday, October 28 - Main conference

This yearSaturday is the main conference at Robbinsdale Armstrong High School in Plymouth, MN. All sessions on Saturday are included in the normal ticketing cost. Please be sure after registration to download the WHOVA app or visit the AEM Fall Conference website to select your subsessions for that day. The make and take sessions fill fast!

Register and view the agenda for the conference today!


Already registered?

Don't forget to save your seat for the sessions you want by RSVPing in advance!

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NETWORK effectively. Plan whom to meet by exploring attendee profiles and sending out messages


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Meet our keynote speaker - Alisha mernick

Alisha is a Visual Art and Social Justice Educator based in Los Angeles, CA. She holds her MA in Art Education from NYU, and has been implementing liberatory, critical arts pedagogy in the K-12 classroom for over a decade. She specializes in using art making to engage students in a critical analysis of issues of identity, social justice, anti-racism, and civic engagement. Alisha has served on the National Art Education Associations Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Task Force, and is currently serving as a California Art Education Association EDI Commissioner and Southern Area President.

We are so excited to have Alisha at the 2023 AEM Fall Conference!