107th CAA Annual Conference: registration open

107th CAA Annual Conference: registration open

College Art Association (CAA)

Attendees of the CAA 2018 Annual Conference in Los Angeles. Image by Rafael Cardenas.

October 19, 2018
107th CAA Annual Conference: registration open
February 13–16, 2019
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Four days for everyone in the arts with over 300 sessions and panels, dozens of receptions and parties, tours, professional development workshops, lightning talks, and exhibitors

The CAA Annual Conference returns to New York in 2019. From February 13–16, at the New York Hilton Midtown, we welcome all those in the visual arts to attend over 300 sessions and professional development workshops, and dozens of receptions, parties, and special tours at local museums and cultural institutions. The Book and Trade Fair and the Cultural and Academic Network Hall, with hundreds of booths showcasing the latest products, programs, and books, will occupy three floors of the Hilton New York Midtown. Our partners offering free admission and special tours this year includeThe Frick Collection, The Morgan Library & Museum, The Whitney Museum of American Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Jewish Museum, Dia Art Foundation, the Rubin Museum of Art, the New York Public Library, the Neue Galerie, and many others.

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The 107th CAA Annual Conference content will address the full breadth of the field of visual arts and design with panels that examine a range of cultures, histories, and scholarship. We anticipate more than 5,000 professionals in the arts to attend the conference in New York. Sessions will include “Below the Mason-Dixon Line: Artists and Historians Considering the South,” “Deskilling in the Age of Donald Trump,” “Immigration and Inclusion in Art Museums,” “Supporting Immigrant Artists and Communities,” “Mapping Crime,” “Endangered Data,” and “Racist Human Mascots: A Guide for Artists and Designers to Determine the Qualifications of Racism in Commercialized Art,” among hundreds of other panels.

The Distinguished Scholar for the 107th CAA Annual Conference is Dr. Elizabeth Boone, the Martha and Donald Robertson Chair in Latin American Studies at Tulane University. Dr. Boone specializes in Pre-Columbian and early colonial art of Latin America. The Keynote Speaker and Annual Artist Interview participants will be announced in November.

New this year, the CAA Annual Conference will feature 20 professional development workshops supported by The Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation. The workshops add to CAA’s annual workshop offerings for a total of 30 available workshops at the Annual Conference. The Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation workshops will be led solely by MFA candidates and adjunct faculty with the aim of strengthening practical, hands-on skills for studio artists.

Once again, CAA will offer a number of travel grants and scholarships to individuals looking to attend the Annual Conference. With the generous support of Blick Art Materials and Routledge, Taylor & Francis, CAA will provide eight student member registrants with 250 USD each to attend the conference.

We look forward to seeing you in NYC!

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