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For Texas... TAEA Conference Update

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From: Pam Stephens (pgstephens_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sun May 25 2003 - 11:16:50 PDT


This message is for Texas members who are planning to attend the TAEA
conference in November at the Fairmont Hotel.
The following are highlights for Friday through Sunday:

Friday General Session 2 - 4:00, Jesus Moroles

Friday Technology Workshop "Learning to Create Original Animation with Power
Point Software" (off-site, approximately 9:00 - noon, fee will be charged),
Jim McNeill and Cindy Hermus

Friday Sanford Super Session, 9 - 11:00

Saturday General Session 9 - 11:00, William Cochran (arts education advocate
and accomplished muralist who really makes public art ...the public
participates) http://bridge.skyline.net/

Saturday Super Session 2 - 4:00, the Guerrilla Girls -- art with a cultural
conscience http://www.guerrillagirls.com/

Sunday General Session 9 -11:00, Fred "Go to your studio and make something"
Babb followed by a poster signing sponsored by Binney & Smith

Experience Institutes:
Photography for the Classroom with Terri Cummings
Art of Japan with Marilyn Ivy
What's it Take to be a Successful Freelance Artist? with Jim McNeill
Using Video Effectively in the Art Classroom with Danny Henley from KERA
Lost Wax Casting with Laurie Gowland

In addition, off-site events include tours of the Dallas Museum of Art, the
Trammel Crow Collection of Asian Art, and the architecture of the Meyerson
Symphony Center. The Nasher Sculpture Center will be newly opened. The
curator of education will present an overview of the collection in a
workshop and then teachers will be encouraged to visit the center on their
own.

All of the Fort Worth museums will give workshops on site.

Of course, the commercial vendors will be open Thursday night and most of
the day Friday and Saturday.

Please consider presenting at the conference. Sharing your expertise is
vital to keeping art education alive and well in Texas public schools. If
you need a TAEA membership form or presentation proposal form please contact
me.

Those of you who have volunteered to lead groups or to assist with other
chores, when everything has been finalized, you will be contacted (probably
in July or August) for confirmation.

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