Images above are selections of student work from the TAEA Best of the Best Retrospective Exhibition.



Fostering Creativity

AdvocatING for the Arts


Connecting Educators Across Tennessee



All memberships must be submitted and purchased through NAEA. 

Active Membership: $80*

Student Membership: $40

First-Year Teacher Membership: $70*

Associate Membership: $70

Retired Teacher Membership: $45

Institutional Membership: $215

*All rates above include a fee of $15 for TAEA membership. 

  • As a TAEA member, you have access to free Online Professional Development, including NAEA monthly webinar series, as well as live and archived webinars, sessions, and workshops.

  • Access to timely resources, including the new National Visual Arts Standards that support teaching and learning.

  • Access to the NEW NAEA Art Standards Toolbox App, a FREE app available exclusively to NAEA members and offers a suite of tools for National Visual Arts Standards-based planning, assessment, archiving, and more!

  • Print and digital subscriptions to Art Education journal and NAEA News—NAEA's premiere bi-monthly publications, plus access to digital archives.

  • Discounts on NAEA National Convention registration fees and other professional learning events including SummerVision

  • Discounts on premiere publications and advocacy merchandise in NAEA’s Online Store

  • Connect with colleagues through the Member Directory, showcase your art through a complimentary personalized e-Portfolio powered by Digication, and/or display your students' artwork in a Classroom Gallery provided by Artsonia

  • Eligibility for prestigious national awards and grant opportunities

  • Eligibility to establish a National Art Honor Society in your middle or secondary school

  • Discounts on a variety of insurance programs including Professional Liability Insurance, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Auto & Home Insurance, and Additional Plans & Benefits



A quick look at what's happening across Tennessee!


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Save the Date!

The Annual Fall State Conference is October 24th-26th

Watkins College of Art

2298 Rosa L Parks Blvd, Nashville, TN 37228

Registration will open Summer 2019