Conference News

Call for Proposals for AATA’s 2022 Annual Conference is Now Open!

Call for Proposals for AATA’s 2022 Annual Conference is Now Open!

February 18, 2022
We are excited to invite you to submit a proposal to present at the American Art Therapy Association’s 53rd Annual Conference to be held in Minneapolis, MN, November 9 – 13, 2022! Proposals must be submitted online by April 3, 2022. To learn more about the requirements, please download the Call for Proposals document.

The Last 2 Days of AATA’s Annual Conference are This Weekend!

The Last 2 Days of AATA's Annual Conference are This Weekend!   December 16, 2021 | Susan Boxer Kappel, MA, ATR-BC, LCAT, CGP, Conference Chair There is still time to get registered for the last two days of the AATA's annual conference to be held this weekend,...

The First Day of AATA’s Annual Conference is 2 Weeks Away!

The First Day of AATA’s Annual Conference is 2 Weeks Away!

October 7, 2021

Now is the time to get registered so you can attend the AATA’s 52nd Annual Conference, Reconnecting and Visualizing Future Pathways for Art Therapy in a Diverse Society. Our first conference days are Saturday, October 23rd and Sunday, October 24th.

AATA’s 2021 Annual Conference Begins in Just 4 Weeks!

AATA’s 2021 Annual Conference Begins in Just 4 Weeks!

September 20, 2021

In one month, we will be live streaming our first annual conference days 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. 

Time to Register for AATA’s 52nd Annual Conference

Time to Register for AATA’s 52nd Annual Conference

September 9, 2021

We are 6 weeks away from AATA’s 52nd Annual conference! The virtual program offers more than 100 hours of educational sessions over 4 days of exceptional programming. It is not too late to get involved: we are also calling for volunteers to facilitate morning sessions. Visit https://www.arttherapy.org/upload/2021AATA.pdf to view the full program, including four exciting plenary sessions. Register now!

Early Bird Rate Ends on Aug 31 for AATA’s Annual Conference 

Early Bird ends on Aug. 31st! If you are planning to attend the AATA’s conference this year, register by August 31st for the early bird rates. Register online, download the registration form to register by fax, or call the office during business hours at (888)290-0878 or (703)548-5860.

Announcing our Featured Keynote Presenter, Yassmin Abdel-Magied!

Announcing our Featured Keynote Presenter, Yassmin Abdel-Magied!

August 9, 2021 | Susan Boxer Kappel

We are pleased to announce our featured keynote presenter, Yassmin Abdel-Magied, a Sudanese-Australian writer, broadcaster, and award-winning social advocate with a background in mechanical engineering. One of the 2020 LinkedIn Changemakers, Yassmin is a globally sought-after advisor on issues of social justice, focused on the intersections of race, gender and faith. Don’t forget that early bird registration is open through August 31st – so be sure to register before the cut-off to save! Going completely virtual this year means there’s no need to worry about extra expenses for travel and concerns about health or safety, because you will be able to join art therapy colleagues from around the world in the comfort and safety of your own home.

AATA’s 52nd Annual Conference is Going All Virtual: Early Bird Is Now Open!

AATA’s 52nd Annual Conference is Going All Virtual: Early Bird Is Now Open!

July 15, 2021

After an intensive review of the 2021 Annual Conference we have concluded that our best and safest approach this year is to go completely virtual. Our primary priority is the safety and well-being of our members, attendees, and volunteers. Thank you for your patience and understanding as we completed this important decision-making process.

2021 Conference Update

2021 Conference Update

July 1, 2021

Thank you for your responses and input on the in-person conference surveys! We are planning to open registration on July 15, 2021. We have continued to monitor the status of the COVID-19 pandemic, and regardless of whether we are able to hold an in-person conference, we do plan to also offer a virtual conference.