October 16, 2015

104th Annual Conference

College Art Association (CAA)

Courtesy of CAA.

CAA’s 104th Annual Conference will be held in Washington, DC from Wednesday, February 3 to Saturday, February 6 at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel. Online registration is now open. Get a taste of conference highlights and discover the benefits of registration, including access to all program sessions and admission to the Book and Trade Fair.

Click here to register online or download the registration form to register by mail or fax. A full schedule and list of sessions can be found on the conference website.

Highlights of this year’s conference include a keynote address by the internationally acclaimed British architect David Adjaye; the presentation of CAA’s 2016 Awards for Distinction; an opening reception at the Katzen Arts Center at American University; the 16th annual Distinguished Scholar Session honoring Richard J. Powell of Duke University; and two Distinguished Artists’ Interviews with the sculptor Joyce Scott and the photographer LaToya Ruby Frazier (who recently won a MacArthur Foundation fellowship).

CAA members enjoy many of the conference’s career development offerings, including access to the Interview Hall. Mentoring sessions, such as artist portfolio reviews and resume and CV critiques, are now open for enrollment. Complete the Career Development Enrollment Form by December 11, 2015. For a fee, participants can also register for Professional Development Workshops, including “Job Hunt 101: Essential Steps in Securing a Job in the Arts” and “Grant Writing for Artists.”

In addition, you can book your hotel reservations and make your travel arrangements—don’t forget to use the exclusive CAA discount codes to save money! Register before the early deadline, December 21, to get the lowest rate and to ensure your place in the Directory of Attendees. You may also purchase tickets for special events and for a place in one of 11 professional-development workshops on a variety of topics for artists and scholars.

We look forward to seeing you in Washington, DC!


About CAA
The College Art Association is the world’s largest professional association for artists, art historians, arts professionals, and arts organizations. CAA serves as an advocate and a resource for individuals and institutions nationally and internationally by offering forums to discuss the latest developments in the visual arts and art history through its Annual Conference, publications, exhibitions, website, and other programs, services, and events. CAA focuses on a wide range of advocacy issues, including education in the arts, freedom of expression, intellectual-property rights, cultural heritage and preservation, workforce topics in universities and museums, and access to networked information technologies. Representing its members’ professional needs since 1911, CAA is committed to the highest professional and ethical standards of scholarship, creativity, criticism, and teaching.

For more information, please contact Vivian Woo, CAA marketing and development manager, at [email protected] or T +1 212 392 4436.

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