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2019 Conference Call for Proposals is Now Open!

2019 Conference Call for Proposals is Now Open!

November 29, 2018 | By Susan Boxer Kappel

For those who attended the 49th Annual Conference in Miami, we hope that you left feeling inspired and with additional knowledge gained.  If you attended, be sure to visit the 2018 Proceedings website to explore the program, view photos, and retrieve your Continuing Education Certificate.  It’s now time to focus on the AATA’s 50th Annual Conference to be held October 30 to November 3, 2019 in Kansas City, Missouri! 

The AATA Recognized Distinguished Members at the 2018 Annual Conference

The AATA Recognized Distinguished Members at the 2018 Annual Conference

November 14, 2018

The American Art Therapy Association celebrated recipients of annual awards and scholarships during the 49th Annual Conference in Miami, FL.  AATA Board President Christianne Strang, PhD, ATR-BC, CEDCAT-S, led the introductions and recognitions at the Plenary Awards Ceremony on Friday November 1, 2018. 

Welcoming 1000+ Attendees to Miami: Here are Some Reminders

Welcoming 1000+ Attendees to Miami: Here are Some Reminders

October 25, 2018 | By Heidi Tournoux-Hanshaw

We couldn’t be more excited to head to Miami for the 49th Annual Conference! There will be so many opportunities to learn, network, catch up with friends, and let your creativity run wild. Check out these reminders as you pack your bags, finalize your transportation plans and schedule, and add those finishing touches to your costumes.

Don’t Miss the Student Art Exhibit at the Miami International Airport to Welcome Conference Attendees

Don’t Miss the Student Art Exhibit at the Miami International Airport to Welcome Conference Attendees

October 10, 2018 | By Heidi Tournoux-Hanshaw

In celebration of the AATA Conference to be held October 31 to November 4 in Miami, FL, the Clinical Art Therapy Department of Miami-Dade County Public Schools will offer an art exhibit in the baggage claim area of the Miami International Airport near Carousel 15. The exhibit titled ARTWORKS: Navigating Student Success will be on display from October 23, 2018 through January 31, 2019.

Share Your Questions and Input for the Neuroscience and Art Therapy Plenary Session on AATA’s Online Open Forum

Share Your Questions and Input for the Neuroscience and Art Therapy Plenary Session on AATA’s Online Open Forum

September 27, 2018 | By Heidi Tournoux-Hanshaw

The Saturday Morning Plenary presenters at this year’s AATA Conference in Miami, FL invite you to provide questions and share areas of interest to help inform their presentation scheduled for Saturday, November 3, from 8:15 to 9:45 a.m. by participating in a dedicated online Open Forum discussion available in MyAATA. The presentation, Building for Tomorrow: Conversations in Neuroscience, Art and Related Therapies consists of a panel of art therapy and neuroscience experts who will discuss how neuroscience informs clinical practice in art therapy and the creative arts therapies and why a “brain-based perspective” matters.

Just One Week Left to Register at the Advanced Registration Rates

Just One Week Left to Register at the Advanced Registration Rates

September 20, 2018 | By Heidi Tournoux-Hanshaw

Time is running out to get the lower registration rates for the 49th AATA Annual Conference, to be held October 31 to November 4, 2018 in Miami, FL.  If you have not yet registered, but plan on attending, be sure to register before 5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Savings Time (EDT) on Friday, September 28. 

Two Weeks Left to Register at the Lower Rates: Don’t Miss Out on the Numerous Opportunities to Connect with Colleagues at Conference!

Two Weeks Left to Register at the Lower Rates: Don’t Miss Out on the Numerous Opportunities to Connect with Colleagues at Conference!

September 13, 2018 | By Heidi Tournoux-Hanshaw

Are you ready to network with art therapists from around the world?  The 49th AATA Annual Conference, to be held October 31 to November 4, 2018 in Miami, FL provides a perfect venue to meet new colleagues and explore the diversity of our profession.  The conference is an excellent way to meet and interact with the AATA national office staff, board members, and art therapists from around the world.  Conference presentations are just one way to make the conference a meaningful experience, read on for more ways to network and make the most of all the opportunities conference has to offer.

Just 3 Weeks Left to Register at Lower Rates…Let’s Go!

Just 3 Weeks Left to Register at Lower Rates…Let’s Go!

September 6, 2018 | By Heidi Tournoux-Hanshaw

Now that Labor Day is past and the Fall Season is upon us, it’s time to get registered for the American Art Therapy Association’s 49th Annual Conference, to be held October 31 to November 4 in Miami, FL.  There are only 3 more weeks left to register at the lower advanced registration rates. 

The Hotel Block is Nearly Full! It’s Time to Get Registered!

The Hotel Block is Nearly Full! It’s Time to Get Registered!

August 23, 2018 | By Heidi Tournoux-Hanshaw

If you’ve been planning to register for the American Art Therapy Association’s 49th Annual Conference, to be held October 31 to November 4 in Miami, FL we wanted to let you know that the hotel block is nearly full.  The conference Advanced Registration ends on September 28 – and so will the lower rates, so it’s time to get registered!

Time to Focus, Register and Save!

Time to Focus, Register and Save!

August 16, 2018 | By Heidi Tournoux-Hanshaw

As summer comes to a close, we wanted to remind you that the American Art Therapy Association’s 49th Annual Conference, to be held October 31 to November 4 in Miami, FL is going to be hot, hot, hot!  So if you’ve been putting off registration – it’s time to focus, register and save!  The expansive conference program, consisting of more than 260 sessions presented by 286 art therapy experts, offers a wide-range of up to 33 units of continuing education.