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FYI...What's Happening Around Our State
A page dedicated to what the MAAE members are doing for, to and with Arts Education
and other things of similar interest


Grant and Art Competition Opportunities

Events & Opportunities

  • The Mississippi Art Education Associationís 2014 Spring Conference will be on Friday, April 11, and on Saturday, April 12, 2014, in Meridian, MS. For more information, visit http://www.msarted.org 

  • MSU- Meridian will offer 2 Graduate Arts and Common Core Courses this summer:
      1) EDF 8990 Special Topic: Integrating Visual Arts in K- 12 Academics June 9-14, 2014. Hours 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. 3 credit hours, Dr. Miriam Wahl, Instructor
      2) EDF 8990 SPecial Topic: Integrating Dance/Creative Movement in K-12 Academics July 28-August 1, 2014. Hours 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. 3 credit hours, Julie Hammond-White, Instructor.
      Contact Dr. Penny Wallin for more information at pwallin@meridian.msstate.edu 

  • Mississippi Opera cordially invites you to a free student matinee of two one act operas, Pagliacci and Gianni Schicchi! The performance will be held at First Baptist Church of Ridgeland, 302 West Jackson Street in Ridgeland, MS on Thursday, March 27th at 10:30 a.m. They ask that you respond no later than Monday, March 24th. Once they receive your registration form, they will email an educational packet to you to help you prepare your students in understanding the full opera experience. For the registration form, click here.

  • MMEA/ACDA Annual In-Service Conference: Shaping Mississippi Musicians, One Note At A Time in Hattiesburg, MS on April 3-5, 2014. For information, Click Here

  • Richelle Putnam of the Mississippi Writers Guild announces the Debut of Southern Writers Magazine. For information, click here.

  • The Lillian E. Smith Center for Creative Arts (owned and operated by Piedmont College in Demorest, Georgia) sponsors the annual Writer-in-Service Award, which includes a two-week residency at the Center, a $500 honorarium, and a $300 travel allowance. Deadline for application, April 1, 2014. For information, click here.

Job Opportunity

  • The Mississippi Arts Commission is searching for an Arts Education Director for the agency. This is a full-time, permanent position.
    This staff person oversees a number of grant programs and special initiatives related to Arts Education. For more information, click here.



Funding Opportunities


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