AEP Annual Convening

Through exploring the latest research, innovative practices and emerging policy approaches, the AEP Annual Convening actively supports the role and contribution of the arts in preparing all students for success in school, work and life.

Registration is open for the 2019 AEP Annual Convening, taking place Sept. 11-12 in Alexandria, Va!

Attendees at AEP’s premier event will gain knowledge and tools for advancing their work and build broader and stronger connections in the arts in education community. The 2019 AEP Annual Convening will focus on the role and contribution of the arts in addressing the priority areas outlined in The Arts Leading the Way to Student Success: A 2020 Action Agenda for Advancing the Arts in Education.

Space is limited, and a restricted number of hotel rooms are available at the discounted conference rate, so we encourage you to register early and take advantage of the early-bird rate!


The 2018 AEP Annual Convening: “The Arts Leading the Way to Student Success” took place Sept. 12-13 in Indianapolis.

The agenda included engaging panel discussions and concurrent sessions that explored the latest research, innovative practices and emerging policy approaches that highlight the arts in preparing all students for success in school, work and life.

Click here to explore videos, presentations and photos from this two-day event that AEP partner organizations and all arts and education leaders and stakeholders can utilize and share.