Thursday, March 24, 2022

Spring Regional Events

All KAEA Region Events are open to all. Art Educators can attend any event that interests them in any region! Bring along a non-member colleague or friend! Watch for e-mail blasts for scheduled events. 

South Central

Saturday, April 9th, 10:00 AM

Please RSVP by April 5th to

We plan to gather at the Tulip Festival in Bartlett Arboretum and do some plein air painting/drawing. We plan to meet at 10am for a demo on pastel from Lynn Felts, then spend a couple of hours making our own pieces! There will be several vendors for lunch at the Bartlett Arboretum or you can bring a sack lunch. We will have local plein air painter Phil Burress and possibly another artist joining us and showing their techniques! 


The cost will be $10 at the gate


Please bring materials for whatever medium you'd like to use:




-paint of your choice 


-water/mineral spirits in a jar


-canvas or board to paint on

-tape to secure your work incase of wind

-foldable chair




-oil or chalk pastels of your choice 


-blending stumps

-a board to tape your paper to

-pastel paper

-tape to secure your work incase of wind

-foldable chairs

Kansas City

Thursday, April 21st, 5:00 PM

Please RSVP by April 20th: RSVP Link

RSVP for our regional teacher “meet up” workshop for KAEA members and friends! Tour the Charlotte Street Foundation Fellows – 2020 and Shinique Smith: STARGAZERS exhibitions. Join Karen Gerety Folk, Curator of Education, and learn about the temporary exhibitions and create a mixed media sculpture in a mini-gallery space using foam core. LIMITED SPACE. The three local CSF artists will lecture at 6:00-7 p.m. in the museum’s auditorium. Then for the closing reception, enjoy hors d’oeuvres and refreshments in the Museum Atrium, cash bar.


RSVP by midnight on the 20th--we can take up to 20 total participants.


Link for the flyer:

Membership is not required to attend a Drive In, though we would love to have you! Click HERE for membership information and HERE to join!

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