We will ROCK

Night at the Museum: Drawing on Excellence
KCMO 2015
April 9-12

Who is excited about Spring Conference??? Stephanie Mennemeyer, KC Onsite Coordinator, here. I'm excited just sharing the amazing activities we have planned for you! Here's a brief preview:

Thursday, April 9th

  • "City of Fountains" Reception
  • Bizarre Bazaar
  • Come and Go - Handcraft your Hat for the Gala!
  • Art on the Spot - Create a masterpiece using found objects and win big. $5 entry fee; Grand Prize: $100 Knob Registration.
  • Micrography - Learn how to use text in creating an image.
  • Curriculum Slam! - It's back...and you won't want to miss it!

Friday, April 10th

  • Keynote, Carol Hockett
  • VENDORS!!!
  • Breakout sessions from 1-4PM - KCAI, Mariott, and Nelson-Atkins
  • Awards Ceremony and Vendor Recognition - 5:30-6:15PM, Atkins Auditorium@ the Nelson
  • "Night at the Museum" Gala - 6:15-8:30PM, Kirkwood Hall@ the Nelson

          Dress for the Gala is Semi-Formal, Creativity Welcome! The theme is Red and White and we would LOVE to
          see your handmade hats with gloves and/or ties! There will be music, photo booths, snacks, a Silent
          Auction and cash bar...this event is NOT to be missed!

Saturday, April 11th

  • Breakfast with the Vendors
  • Breakout sessions from 9-11AM
  • Lunch @ The Nelson
  • Breakout sessions from 1:30-4PM


  • Arrowhead Stadium: Tour of the Art Collection.
  • Thomas Hart Benton House Tour


As you can see, this Conference is packed full of awesome. To get the full schedule, please visithttps://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/maea/pages/103/attachments/original/1423252218/schedule2-6-15.pdf?1423252218

I can't wait to see you all in KC!