> Dear Art Educators,
> Get your reservation in for NAEA Convention in New
> York City.... check
> out what Binney & Smith has to offer.
> Binney & Smith Announces Plans for
> Opening Night NAEA Reception in New York City
> The lights in Times Square. The glittering outline
> of the Brooklyn Bridge.
> Lady Liberty standing proudly over New York Harbor.
> Students from the five New
> York City boroughs will show what makes "The Big
> Apple" the world's favorite
> city through their works of art to be displayed at
> Binney & Smith's annual
> opening night reception for all attendees of the
> 2007 National Art Education
> Association Convention.
> This year's reception, themed "Coloring Outside the
> Lines," will take place
> on Wednesday, March 14 from 7-10 p.m. at the New
> York Hilton Ballroom.
> "Our annual NAEA event is our thank you to art
> educators all over the
> country, who inspire confidence, creativity and
> imagination in
> children through the
> visual arts," says Crayola Director of Education
> Nancy DeBellis. "We hope that
> everyone will join us for a night of Crayola color,
> creativity and
> The evening's festivities will include hands-on
> activity stations where
> attendees will be among the first to create with the
> latest Crayola
> art materials.
> Activities will include making a collaborative mural
> using new Color
> Explosion "Fire & Ice", as well as make-and-take
> projects with new
> Crayola painting mediums, Model Magic, and Slick
> Entertainment throughout the evening will include
> professional caricaturists
> sketching fun renderings of the guests.
> Professional sculptors will also be
> on-hand to observe and converse with, as they sculpt
> with Crayola Air-Dry clay.
> This year's reception will feature a lavish dessert
> buffet featuring a
> mouth-watering chocolate fountain -- with
> accompaniments like
> marshmallows, pretzels
> and fruit -- a variety of New York style
> cheesecakes, cr?me brulee ice cream,
> pastries, cookies and assorted cheeses. A cash bar
> will also be available.
> Convention details:
> http://www.naea-reston.org/convention.html > March 14-18
> Hilton New York & Towers Hotel
> 1335 Avenue of the Americas
> New York, NY 10019
> I am so jealous of all of you who get to go.
> Judy Decker
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I just found out I'll be presenting at the NAEA in
NYC, more later, see you there.