September 23, 2021 | Susan Boxer Kappel, MA, ATR-BC, LCAT, CGP, Conference Chair

In one month, we will be live streaming the first days of our annual conference—on the weekend of October 23-24. Have you registered yet? Now is the time to make your plans to attend AATA’s 52nd Annual Conference, Reconnecting and Visualizing Future Pathways for Art Therapy in a Diverse Society

Even if your schedule won’t allow you to attend on the actual conference days, your registration will allow you to access the entire content on-demand! Please review these important registration deadlines to ensure that you don’t miss out on your opportunity to attend!

  • Register by 11:59 pm ET on Oct. 22nd to be included as a participant for the Oct. 23rd Conference date, 
  • Register by 11:59 pm ET on Oct. 23rd for the Oct. 24th event. 
  • Registration for the Dec. 18th and 19th conference days will remain open. 

The program offers 100 hours of educational sessions that you can access on the actual conference day/s, and/or on-demand. There are four convenient ways to register: online, by fax or mail using the registration form, or by phone (during business hours) at 888-290-0878 or 703-548-5860. 

Calling Volunteers!

We are looking for volunteers to facilitate the optional morning sessions that will be held each day of the conference before the official program begins. The sessions will be pre-recorded by AATA’s professional recording vendor. If you are interested in facilitating any of the sessions listed below, please email Barbara Florence at

  • Yoga instructors to lead conference attendees in yoga. 
  • Art-Making Facilitators (Individuals or small teams) to lead conference attendees in art making.  
  • Mindfulness and/or Self-Care Facilitators to provide direction and inspiration to conference attendees.  

Click here to view the full program, including four exciting plenary sessions. Register here.