Our January Meeting will be on January  29th At the Knob Noster Elementary. 5:30 PM

Bring your YAM art if you still have it.

Bring your Favorite Snack.


October Newsletter



Fall Conference at Knob Noster State Park! has passed.We had an eventful and wonderful time! Fall conference is very special. Please, plan on attending next year and you will understand its magic. D4 was represented well. However,  I thought I would update you on a few things that were brought up in district meetings:


The size for Youth Art Month entries has changed. This year the largest size you may submit is 12"x18" including the matting. Expect an email from YAM chair Stephanie Mennemeyer with more details.


I am asking that we "rally the troops" to go help hang the YAM art show. I know they are short handed and our help is needed. but please keep that in the back of your minds. :) YAM is in April but the date will soon be here.


We made postcards at our Fall District meeting. I will mail them next week. Please e-mail me the address of a specific person you want to send a postcard to. It is important to build our numbers but I think it is more important to start building a sense of community and friendship in our District. Lets Network!


E-mail me with news or anything you would like to share on the Show me Arts magazine.  REMEMBER this will not be published until late Dec. or early Jan. so if you have something coming up in the spring please send it! Or if you have had any students receive awards this would be a good time to celebrate them. It could even be something awesome you're doing with your art club! or personal art life.


2 weeks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Hope to see you here in 2 weeks! 




First get together will be this Saturday, September 20th

@ Wildlife Ridge Winery

Address: 34751 Miller Rd, Smithton, MO 65350

Time: 3-6 PM

Bring: Your Favorite Snack

Paint supplies


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District 4

Hello, District 4 teachers!

First, let me thank all of you for your hard work,your passion for the arts, and for the dedication and contribution you offer your students, school district and community.

Secondly, my name is Iván Ramírez, I have 4  years under my belt as an Art teacher. Currently I'm enrolled full time at UCM seeking my masters degree.

My goal got District 4 to increase Membership and to mentor Students and New teachers coming into the field. I would like to have monthly meetings at our schools. Let me know if you are interested in hosting a District meeting. Lets talk about MAEA to our Teacher friends, Let tell them how awesome we are, Lets them them that MAEA greatest years are ahead. It would be great for our art education community to be part of this excitement.

Finally, I welcome everyone's suggestions, ideas and help in bringing the arts into District 4. Follow our Facebook Group Give me a call/text or an email – I look forward to hearing from you!


Iván Ramírez
MAEA District 4 Representative/ First Five Representative


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