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.

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2023 aem fall conference

This coming fall AEM will be back in the burbs! Mark the date in you calendars now - registration coming soon!

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October 27-28, 2023 - Robbinsdale Armstrong High School

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!

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2022 aem/waea fall conference

This fall AEM partnered with Wisconsin Art Education Association to sponsor the 2022 Fall Conference: COLLABORATE.

information about the 2022 fall conference

It's time CONNECT, COLLABORATE and CREATE! Both states will represent the best professional development opportunities for both members and non-members.  It's time to think differently about how we help support.  Let's collaborate together and enjoy an amazing learning experience in Red Wing!

Additional information


Members $185
Non-Members $205

Includes: meals, professional development to include art supplies for special activities Extra offerings include:  Makers Market, Vendors, WI/MN Bowl-athon, Awards, and so much more!


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CONNECT  3:00-9:00pm
Early Bird Registration
Artist Market
Connecting opportunities to include: Interest Groups, Grade Levels, & Advocacy


Morning Registration/Breakfast
Keynote Speakers
Various Professional Development opportunities provided by both states Awards Ceremony
MN-WI Bowl-athon Battle (Make a team Sign up for a lane at registration)


CREATE  (AM/PM  workshop sessions)
Roll up your sleeves it's time to create!
Artist Connections to CreateAnderson Center and Red Wing Arts Sponsored Partnerships