Welcome, Youth Art Month County Chairs!

Along with the Art Educators of New Jersey (AENJ), we are excited for the start of another great school year.  

We are also looking forward to working with you, our awesome County Chairs, for a successful 2020 Youth Art Month!

On this page, you will find important information, forms, documents, and other details in regards to our State's Youth Art Month Celebrations, Exhibits, and Receptions.  

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For a list of County Chair duties, click here: 

County Chairs: 
We will continue to use Google forms and drive to submit work for the Poster Design Contest, State Exhibit, and YAM Museum at NAEA. 

Use this link to input your State YAM Submissions (one per piece): link coming soon

Click on the link below to add information about your 2020 YAM Event! link coming soon

If you have any questions, comments, and/or concerns, please contact us:
New Jersey State Youth Art Month Co-Chairs:
Karen Mannino & Kristy Lopez


Youth Art Month
State Exhibit & Reception

Exhibit: State House Annex
February 28 through March 6, 2020

Artist Receptions: Friday, March 6, 2020
State House - Committee Rooms 4 & 5

High School Reception:
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Awards Ceremony at 1:00 pm
Guest Speaker: tbd

Elementary Reception (K-8):
5:30 pm to 7:45 pm
 Awards Ceremony at 6:30 pm

Capitol Building * 125 West State Street * Trenton, NJ

Other Important Dates: 

YAM Design Contest Entries Due: November 30, 2019

County Show dates TBD (see aenj.org)

Pre-YAM Dinner: February, 2020 (Date & Location TBD)

State YAM Show Artwork Due: February 1, 2020

NAEA Convention: March 26-28, 2020

Post YAM Dinner: May, 2020 (Date & Location TBD)

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