Welcome to our Site!
The Missouri Alliance for
Arts Education supports, promotes, and advocates for fine arts education for the benefit of ALL
We envision quality fine arts
education in all Missouri schools, ensuring that every student discovers and develops their fullest potential.  
Every School  Every Child
Every Day 
MAAE COVID 19 Work Group
This working group hopes to provide useful information to administrators, educators, and school boards, as they determine local responses to the COVID pandemic. Click the following link to access the MAAE COVID web page MATCH. MATCH
MAAE Racism - Inclusion - Diversity - Equity Committee
2021 Fine Arts Education Day
"A Bicentennial Celebration" of the Arts in Missouri's Schools
Performance Application will be posted HERE soon
Updated Application Forms Available - Apply Today! Click on the link above
Show-Me Arts (SMARTS) Student Summit
DATE TBA for 2021
Please consider bringing a group of students to the Show-Me Arts Summit. Click the link above for registration information.

Who We Are and What We Do
The Alliance is a non-profit arts education service organization made up of the statewide arts education organizations, private citizens, and businesses that believe that all of Missouri's students deserve a high quality education that incorporates all the arts at every level. The Alliance provides professional development, celebrates students' success, commissions research into arts education, advocates for sound education policy, and educates the public and decision-makers about the powerful impact that arts education has on students.

One of the highlights of our year is the annual Fine Arts Education Day at the state capitol. Students from across the state converge on Jefferson City to perform in the Rotunda for appreciative audiences. They also have the chance to then meet with their Senators and Representatives and talk about the importance of their arts education experiences. During the day we also recognize outstanding students and teachers with a variety of awards in arts education. For more information please click on the Fine arts Education Day tab on the right side of this page.

The Alliance also commissions research on the impact of arts education on students. Our most recent project is detailed in " Arts Education Still Makes A Difference in Missouri Schools" published in 2015. The study followed a similarly title report from 2010. To access the encouraging results please use the Arts Education Research tab on the right.

Finally, the Alliance has created an ambitious series of Professional Development workshops that will be hosted around the state. These sessions cater not only to the arts educator, but also administrators and teachers of all subjects who want to incorporate the arts into their teaching.

The Missouri Alliance for Arts Education gratefully acknowledges the support of Missouri Arts Council, Francis Family Foundation, Brewer Science, and many individual donors from across the state.

MAAE Member Arts Education Professional Associations
click on the organization name to access their web site
MAAE Affiliate Member Organizations
Arts Centered Education Schools Network 
Missouri Society for Music Teacher Education 
We gratefully acknowledge the support of the following: