Get information on how to become a MACAA member and attend the upcoming conference.

Get information on the application process for becoming an official MACAA Board Member.


Since the 1930's Mid-America College Art Association has provided a forum for the artists/teachers of America to discuss and debate the issues of our profession, to share ideas and information of mutual benefit and to affirm the friendships and collegiality that bind us together. We are made up of art faculty, art historians, independent scholars, artists, museum professionals, and affiliate organizations; our conferences also invite graduate students to participate.

2016  Macaa Conference Attendee Exhibition at

Modern Makers in Cincinnati

Techne Expanding
New  / Tensions
New /  Terrains

New /  Tools




OCTOBER 4 - 6, 2018


Call for Art: 2018 MACAA Members Exhibition (Submission deadline extended to June 10th)

The 2018 MACAA Members' Exhibition will be held at the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, October 3-19, 2018. Postmark deadline for submissions is June 10th, 2018. Download the prospectus here.


Call for Graduate Research Presentations: 2018 MACAA PechaKucha Sessions

MACAA is strongly committed to a wide expression of all forms and topics of undergraduate and graduate research. We are dedicated to mentoring creative, collaborative scholars who are active and engaged critical thinkers. Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to submit a proposal to present their research in PechaKucha format. To present your research at the 2018 MACAA conference Techne Expanding please submit a 200-350 word abstract and a brief CV. All forms of research are supported, there is no obligation to restrict presentations to technology. Submit your proposal here.



New! Call for Video/New Media:

MACAA at The Cube

The Cube is a massive outdoor public video screen in Lincoln, NE that hosts video exhibitions and events. The Cube will host a Cube Art Project screening May 2018 - May 2019 AND a special exhibition screening on Oct 4, 2018  for the 2018 Mid-America College Art Association Conference, "Techne Expanding." Entry deadline is April 1, 2018. Enter both competitions at once here.

MACAA*Mid-America College Art Association