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Join us at the CAA 112th Annual Conference, February 14–17, 2024, at the Hilton Chicago.

This year’s program boasts over 275 sessions, workshops, and events. Most will be held on location in Chicago only, while a portion of the program will be hybrid. You may attend the hybrid sessions remotely via the conference schedule or by taking a seat in one of the special hybrid rooms at the Hilton Chicago.

Registrants can access session abstracts in the schedule. The Book and Trade Fair will be hosted in person February 15–17 at the Hilton Chicago and online February 14–April 12. Session content recorded during the conference will be available to registrants in the schedule after processing, through April 17.

All-Access Registration

All-Access paid Registration includes:   

  • All session access February 14–17 (in-person and hybrid sessions).   
  • CAA special events and conversations.
  • All No-cost registration events.  
  • Book and Trade Fair (in person and online).
  • Immediate access to session abstracts, as well as a downloadable version of Abstracts2024.pdf in the weeks leading up to the conference.
  • All recorded content (viewable to AC2024 registrants until April 17, 2024).

Please refer to the conference schedule for daily program information . 

Book and Trade Fair 

Book and Trade Fair registration is a low-cost option for access to the fair only (in-person and online formats). 

No-cost registration 

No-cost registration includes access to conference key events (Convocation, Annual Artist Interviews, Distinguished Scholar Session), CAA Committee and Affiliated Society Business Meetings, Workshops, Services to Artists Committee (SAC) programming and Student and Emerging Professionals Committee (SEPC) programming. Please note this no-cost registration permits access to only these programs and events. 

 

REGISTER HERE

If you are an Institutional Member looking to register your group, click here.

If you wish to join CAA using the monthly installment plan, please join here before proceeding to register.  

 

REGISTRATION HOURS 

October 12–February 17: Online registration available 24/7

During the conference

Wednesday, February 14: 8 a.m.–6 p.m CT 

Thursday, February 15: 8 a.m.–6 p.m. CT 

Friday, February 16: 8 a.m.–6 p.m. CT 

Saturday, February 17: 8:30 a.m.–3 p.m. CT 

*Onsite Registration/badge pickup in Salon A at the Hilton Chicago 

 

REGISTRATION RATES 

  

EARLY BIRD 

OCT 5–DEC 15, 2023 

REGULAR 

DEC 16, 2023–FEB 17, 2024 

Day Pass Only 

Member 

$249 

$299 

$179 

Non-member 

$499 

$549 

$279 

Participant* 

$199 

$199 

$179 

Student 

$99 

$149 

N/A 

Book and Trade Fair only 

$49 

$49 

N/A 

 

  

Day Pass Only 

Member 

$179 

Non-member 

$279 

Participant* 

$179 

Student 

N/A 

Book and Trade Fair only 

N/A 

 

* A “participant” is a conference attendee participating in a scheduled session, usually as a chair, presenter or discussant.  

IMPORTANT NOTES

To be sure you are served the participant or member rate, enter the email associated with your CAA account when registering.

Early Bird Registration rates are available October 12–December 15, 2023. 

CAA Annual Conference registration is not refundable. 

If you have trouble registering for the conference, email CAA Member Services or call (212) 691-1051, ext. 1. between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET, Monday–Friday.

 See our Conference FAQs for more information.

CONFERENCE ATTENDEE BENEFITS

Make the most of your conference registration by joining us in person, February 14–17, 2024 at the Hilton Chicago.  CAA and our conference partners are committed to creating a safe and joyful convening. Attending in person will allow you to make the most of:   

  • Reconnecting with colleagues and expanding your network at sessions, receptions, and affiliated society business meetings.
  • Engaging with CAA leadership and committees who work to advocate for our members, create progressive standards and guidelines for the arts, and steer the future of CAA.
  • Engaging with CAA staff to learn more about our grant, fellowship, scholarship, and award programs, events, international outreach, journals, resources, and more! 
  • Making the most of Professional Development opportunities such as sessions on publishingpedagogy, and copyright and intellectual property. 
  • Browsing the Book and Trade Fair, meeting press representatives, browsing the newest books in art and art history, art supplies, educational tools, and more! 
  • Enjoying food, drink, and amenities at the Chicago Hilton including Wi-Fi throughout the building.   

With your all-access registration, as virtual/remote attendee, or  in person, your registration provides:   

  • Access to all session and presentation abstracts. 
  • Access to 60 live hybrid sessions and events (some convened in Zoom others on location in Chicago).  
  • Ability to connect (through your profile in the schedule) with session participants and CAA leadership 

After the conference dates (and after captioning and processing) view recordings of sessions you might have missed, based on your registration type. Recordings are available after posting through April 17, 2024. Please note: this applies only to sessions whose chairs  granted permission to record, so be sure to attend the sessions most important to you live.

This page updated October 12, 2023.