2024 YAM Event

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AAEA in collaboration with Western Spirit: Scottsdale's Museum of the West are proud to present YOUTH ART MONTH Exhibition!  

When:  Sunday March 17 through Sunday March 31, 2024

Reception:  Thursday March 28, 2024 @ 6pm

2024 Youth Art Slideshow

CAEC Sponsored

The Council for Art Education administers Youth Art Month (YAM) at the national level to showcase the positive impact and association between art teachers and students. YAM promotes visual art education for all K - 12 students and encourages funding for quality school art programs.  

AZ State Flag Competition

During the Year, AAEA coordinates a state flag design contest open to all AAEA members. The winning  overall flag design will represented  Arizona  at national level events and different  state events.


It all starts at conference in Tucson!


Annually during the month of March, school and community organizers coordinate a variety of events and activities, including art shows, special exhibits, and fundraisers, to celebrate and highlight the importance visual art education.


Youth Art Month is a month-long celebration of the arts and a way to share the need for quality art education with others. Participating in YAM is simple! Consider doing any or all of these activities with your students and share the power of art with your community. We'd love to see how you are celebrating, so don't forget to send us a photo @AZ.ART.ED &  #AZYAM!

You can also submit your YAM activities & photos by emailing your AAEA YAM chair, at aaea.yam@gmail.com. Let's feature your quality art program in this year's YAM Scrapbook!