The mission of the Mississippi Alliance for Arts Education is to advocate for high quality, comprehensive and sequential arts education for all Mississippi students.

The goals of MAAE are to:

  • serve as a common source of information and point of interaction concerning arts education for K-12 and higher education units, community and professional arts groups, the Department of Education and the Mississippi Arts Commission
  • raise the awareness of the general public concerning arts education issues
  • provide opportunities for collaboration and build partnerships among arts organizations
  • cultivate legislative and governmental connections that promote the arts
  • recognize and celebrate excellence in arts education throughout the state.


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