Conference News

Three Dynamic Plenary Sessions Sure to Wow!

Three Dynamic Plenary Sessions Sure to Wow!

May 9, 2019 | Susan Boxer Kappel

We are pleased to announce that all three of the plenary sessions at the American Art Therapy Association’s 50th Annual Conference to be held October 30 to November 3, 2019 in Kansas City, Missouri are now confirmed.  These outstanding sessions are part of the top-notch program that offers more than 220 educational sessions attendees will discover at the AATA conference. 

Last Call for Exhibitor Early Bird Rate

Last Call for Exhibitor Early Bird Rate

April 25, 2019  | Susan Boxer Kappel

Consider marketing opportunities at the American Art Therapy Association’s Annual Conference.  AATA’s special 500th Anniversary conference will be held October 30 to November 3, 2019, in the middle of America’s Heartland in Kansas City, Missouri!  We anticipate more than 1,100 attendees at this year’s conference.  There is a discounted Early Bird rate for Exhibit booths that expires on April 30, so be sure to act fast to save!

A Learning Extravaganza at the 2019 AATA Conference!

A Learning Extravaganza at the 2019 AATA Conference!

April 18, 2019  | Susan Boxer Kappel

Just in case you haven’t heard…Early Bird registration is now open for the American Art Therapy Association’s 50th Annual Conference to be held October 30 to November 3, 2019 in Kansas City, Missouri!

2019 Conference Special Preview!

2019 Conference Special Preview!

March 28, 2019 | Susan Boxer Kappel

We hope you enjoy this special preview of the American Art Therapy Association’s 50th Annual Conference to be held October 30 to November 3, 2019 in Kansas City, Missouri.  This year, the Conference Committee has infused the program with a number of new ideas and creative learning approaches. 

Here’s a Great Way to Position Your Organization in Front of a Targeted Audience

Here’s a Great Way to Position Your Organization in Front of a Targeted Audience

February 28, 2019 

Consider marketing opportunities at the American Art Therapy Association’s Annual Conference.  AATA’s special 50th Anniversary  conference will be held October 30 to November 3, 2019, in the middle of America’s Heartland in Kansas City, Missouri!  We anticipate more than 1,100 attendees at this year’s conference.

Undergraduate Call for Posters for AATA 2019 Conference

Undergraduate Call for Posters for AATA 2019 Conference

February 7, 2019 |  Susan Boxer Kappel and Jennifer Schwartz Mrazek

The AATA Education and Conference Committee are pleased to announce the Call for Undergraduate Student Poster sessions for the 2019 Conference to be held October 30 to November 3, in Kansas City, Missouri. 

Last Call to Submit 50th Anniversary Conference Proposals

Last Call to Submit 50th Anniversary Conference Proposals

January 31, 2019  | By Susan Boxer Kappel

It’s the final countdown – don’t miss this historic opportunity to share your work, best practice, research and other innovative art therapy clinical approaches with your colleagues at this year’s Annual Conference.  The proposal submissions are due tomorrow, Friday, February 1 at 5:00 p.m. ET.

Just One Week Left to Submit 50th Anniversary Conference Proposals

Just One Week Left to Submit 50th Anniversary Conference Proposals

January 24, 2019 | By Susan Boxer Kappel

Don’t miss the opportunity to share your work, best practice, research and other innovative art therapy clinical approaches with your colleagues at this year’s Annual Conference.  You have one week to submit your proposal for the 2019 Annual Conference.  Join a prestigious collection of presenters at the AATA’s 50th Annual Conference to be held October 30 to November 3, 2019 in Kansas City, Missouri.  Submissions are due on February 1, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. ET. 

Be a Presenter at the 50th Anniversary Conference This Fall!

Be a Presenter at the 50th Anniversary Conference This Fall!

January 17, 2019  | By Susan Boxer Kappel

There are just two weeks left to submit your proposal for the 2019 Annual Conference.  Join a prestigious collection of presenters at the AATA’s 50th Annual Conference to be held October 30 to November 3, 2019 in Kansas City, Missouri.  Submissions are due on February 1, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. ET.  Visit the Proposal Submission site to learn more.

AATA Conference Attendees Send Stars of HOPE Following the Tallahassee Yoga Studio Shooting

AATA Conference Attendees Send Stars of HOPE Following the Tallahassee Yoga Studio Shooting

January 3, 2019  | By Stephanie Wray

Every year at the annual conference of the American Art Therapy Association, attendees are invited to create artwork in the open studio — a wonderful way to step back and process during the intensive days of learning.  At the 2018 conference held in Miami, attendees were invited to join Stars of HOPE, USA in painting 12-inch wooden stars with a message of hope.