Present a Workshop

Present a workshop
The Workshop Proposal Form is now closed. Please consider presenting a workshop next year.

Questions about workshops? Please contact Workshop Coordinators Anastasia Arriaga and Amanda Measer at

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Online registration will be available by September 1.

Payment and Cancellation Policy

Members receive a reduced rate on conference registration.
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Registration includes daily continental breakfast.

Early Bird deadline November 1, SAVE $30!

Member Registration: $179 (Early Bird $149)
Student/Retired/Unemployed Member Registration: $140 (Early Bird $110)
Non-Member Registration: $255 (Early Bird $225)

Full Meal Package (Save $10) $188
Friday Lunch $25
Friday Plated Dinner $50
Saturday Lunch $25
Saturday Reception and Dinner $60
(includes reception with hors d'oeuvres)
Sunday Brunch $38
All meal pricing includes a 22% gratuity charge mandated by the hotel.

Hotel Information

Deadline for Early Bird Registration and Conference Room Rate is November 1

The Double Tree by Hilton
25 Water Street, Binghamton, NY 13901

Conference Hotel Rate:
Room rate is $129 single or double occupancy room, student room rate $119. (Guaranteed prior to 11/1 ONLY).

You must contact the hotel directly to reserve your room.
To book your room online:

Group Code is ART
Conference dates are November 17-19, 2017.

The hotel will NOT assign roommates.
The hotel will NOT accept Purchase Orders as payment for lodging. You must provide your own tax exempt form.

CTLE Credit

Attendees will be notified prior to the conference of the exact  process for documenting CTLE hours.

Please check with your district for any prior approval necessary.

Commercial & College Exhibitors

Our Commercial Exhibitors/College Showcase area typically features over 40 exhibitors. We welcome commercial, college, and non-profit exhibitors whose products and services are targeted to art educators. For maximum exposure, be sure to check out our Sponsorship Opportunities. Exhibitors are encouraged to conduct workshops to increase their contact with conference attendees.

Reserve Exhibitor Space NOW! Register for a  booth or table

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2017 Conference Workshop Proposal
The deadline for submitting workshops has passed.

Questions about workshops? Please contact Workshop Coordinators Anastasia Arriaga and Amanda Measer at

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2017 Conference

Conference 2017 LogoJoin us for the NYSATA 69th Annual Conference, November 17-19, 2017 at the Doubletree Hotel Binghamton, 225 Water Street, Binghamton, NY 13901. This two-and-a half day conference is packed with over 100 workshops, a commercial and college exhibitor showcase, as well as Keynote addresses by renown artists and educators.

Conference Workshops
Workshops are plentiful and include hands on workshops, product demonstrations, lecture workshops, and round-table discussions on a variety of current interest topics. Approximately 100 workshops are available at no additional cost to participants.  Paid workshops are also available.  Participants may register for paid workshops along with regular conference registration, online, or on-site if spaces are still available. 

Keynote Speakers


Commercial Exhibitors Showcase
Over 50 vendors and college information tables are available. Browse new products, pick up free samples, obtain college information for your students, and see demonstrations. Many vendors also add their expertise to the conference by presenting workshops.

Saturday Night President's Dinner and Reception
NYSATA will host the President’s Dinner and Reception on Saturday evening. This
evening of celebration is to honor the State Art Educator of the Year, all other awardees, and our presenters. The opening reception will feature a cash bar with hot and cold hors
d’oeuvres. A full buffet dinner will follow. Immediately after dinner and the awards presentation there will be dancing to a DJ.

Members' Exhibit: We are changing it up this Year! (More info soon)

Student Art Exhibit
This exhibit is free, but it is necessary to preregister to reserve a space. All preregistration will take place ONLINE ONLY through the NYSATA website. Preregistration for this exhibit is by individual teacher, not by school or district. Participating teachers must be NYSATA members.

Presentation of Awards and Honors
Friday Dinner:
Special Citation Award-Business, Student Scholarship Winners
Saturday Dinner: Outstanding Service Award(s), NYS Art Educator of the Year

Sunday Brunch: Regional Art Educator of the Year Awards

Go to Awards and Honors Page to see Award Winners 
Go to Student Scholarships Page to see Scholarship Winners

Artisans Market
NYSATA members can take advantage of this unique opportunity to show and sell your art and crafts at the Artisans Market from 3:00-5:00 PM on Saturday, November 19. Reserve your table now, space is limited. Table space fee is $25. Artisans are responsible for set up, collecting all sales money and taxes, an dismantling tables.

More about Artisans Market

Silent Auction
Help support the Student Scholarship Fund. Donated items are displayed at the annual NYSATA conference, and conference attendees are invited to bid. Many happy people left last year's conference with treasures from the silent auction! Please consider bringing an item to the conference to donate to this worthy cause.

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NYSATA thanks Blick
our 2017 Platinum Conference Sponsor




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