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Art Education Travel Fund

Published November 19, 2018


What binds us together as Arts Administrators, Art Therapists, Art Educators and Museum Professionals?

Our training at Florida State taught us to use the power of the arts for social justice and societal change. Students in the four graduate programs continue to use this philosophy as the guiding principal of their training as future leaders in the arts.

Help the FSU Department of Art Education provide scholarships to students in the four programs to attend conferences in 2019.

Professional development for students provides them the opportunity to learn best practices and trends in the industry, network with other scholars and potential employers and present research.

In the past, students have presented at:

  • The National Art Education Association Conference
  • The American Art Therapy Association Conference
  • The Arts in Society Conference
  • The Association of Arts Administration Educators Conference
  • The International Conference on Arts and Cultural Management
  • The International Conference on Cultural Policy Research
  • The Social Theory, Politics, & the Arts Conference
  • The Florida Association of Museums Confernece
  • The Southeastern Museums Conference
  • The Association of Academic Museums & Galleries Conference
  • The Visitor Studies Association Conference
  • The International Conference of the Inclusive Museum
  • The International Conference of the Arts in Society
  • The Art Education Research Institute Conference
  • The International Society for Education Through Art Conference
  • The Florida Art Education Association Conference
  • The International Congress of Qualitative Research


Your gift will contribute to:

  • Registration fees
    • Student rates to register for these conferences range between $115 – $250.
  • Travel
    • Flights out of Tallahassee start at $350.
  • Lodging
    • Most students will double-up in a room ranging from $120-$250 per night.
    • Conference attendance generally requires a two-night stay.
  • Daily meals

About the Department:

The Department of Art Education is part of the College of Fine Arts at Florida State University and consists of four Graduate Programs: Art EducationArt TherapyArts Administration, and Museum Education and Visitor-Centered Exhibitions (MEX).  The College of Fine Arts is guided by a set of values that demonstrates a commitment to students, faculty, the University, the community at large, and the organizations that will employ future graduates.

Our Mission

In the Department of Art Education, we empower people to empower people through the arts.

Our Vision

Establish an identity as a global leader in social justice through the arts.

Our Values

In pursuit of our mission, we value:

  • Raising social consciousness
  • Deepening empathy
  • Embracing complex social identities
  • Fostering community integration
  • Championing participatory action