A committee to address issues of
Racism • Inclusion • Diversity • Equity

For arts educators and advocates, we encourage you to join us in our efforts toward greater equity.

Would you like to use this image somewhere?
This image is free to use with attribution: “Interaction Institute for Social Change | Artist: Angus Maguire.” For online use please provide links: interactioninstitute.org and madewithangus.com.


Everyone suffers in an environment of systemic racism and bias. 

Through the work of the  MAAE Committee on Racism, Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity - MAAE pledges to:

Resource Links

Visit the links below to learn more about racism, how it impacts arts education, and to locate resources for use in the classroom as well as personal and professional growth.

Materials ready for use with students in the classroom (grouped by discipline)

Materials for Arts Educators and Arts Organizations (grouped by category and discipline)

Materials for personal exploration and understandingCommunity ResourcesResource materials which might be of interest to a specific group. or community.

Do you know a college-bound student in the LGBTQ+ community?  

This resource guide may assist in higher ed school selection.

In solidarity with our allies in the Missouri Association of School Librarians, and in light of recent book challenges related to issues in the realm of inclusivity, MAAE formulated a statement in support of Artistic FreedomYou can read it here, and consider endorsing the statement - either as an individual, or on behalf of your organization.  

If you have questions, additional resources to share, or a specific need, reach out to director@moaae.org