Welcome to the Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Art Educators (ANZAAE) Te Rūnanga Hautū Mātauranga Toi o Aotearoa website. 

ANZAAE is the national subject association for Visual Arts education in New Zealand. We are a professional body that supports and promotes art education as an integral part of the National Curriculum, Te Marautanga o Aotearoa and further education in Aotearoa New Zealand. 

ANZAAE supports the work of educators in New Zealand through advocacy and representation, communication, professional learning, sharing and developing knowledge.

We believe that the Arts are integral to the creative and thriving future of Aotearoa New Zealand.  We recognise and value our responsibility under Te Tiriti o Waitangi, and in Aotearoa New Zealand’s bicultural context. We are committed to equity and excellence for all, and support Visual Arts communities through advocacy, representation, professional learning and innovation.

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ANZAAE welcomes membership by art educators, researchers, students and others working in the field of or with an interest in art education. Be part of the future of art education in Aotearoa New Zealand, become a member of ANZAAE today.