January 15, 2020 | Susan Boxer Kappel
We invite you to submit a proposal to present at the American Art Therapy Association’s 51st Annual Conference to be held in Washington, DC, October 29 to November 1, 2020. The submission deadline is January 31, 2020.
December 17, 2019
As 2019 comes to a close, we want to take a moment to say thank you to each and every member for making our 50th Anniversary Year a success! Please scroll through some highlights from our celebration including a collaborative video, testimonials of support, and photos from conference and social media.
December 3, 2019
We’re pleased to invite you to AATA’s first-ever Virtual Conference on Saturday, December 7. This intensive and in-depth day of learning includes a lineup of recorded sessions from Saturday’s program during the 50th Annual Conference. A number of our presenters will be joining us live in to expand upon their work and answer your questions.
November 14, 2019
The American Art Therapy Association recognized recipients of annual awards and scholarships during the 50th Annual Conference in Kansas City, MO. After a special 50th anniversary celebration with Rising Stars and Legacy Members, AATA Board President Christianne Strang, PhD, ATR-BC, CEDCAT-S, led the recognition of AATA’s Award and Scholarship winners at the Plenary Awards Ceremony on Thursday October 31, 2019.
October 30, 2019
Check out our first-ever collaborative video project celebrating 50 years of healing through art! Thank you to our more than 200 members and friends who participated in this video project via the SeenIt app!
October 30, 2019
This year’s conference features more advocacy sessions than ever before and in new session formats. And brand new to the program are appearances from Kansas U.S. and State representatives! Attendees, as you finalize each day’s schedule, don’t miss these learning opportunities.
Breaking News: Representative Sharice Davids (KS-3) to Address Attendees at AATA’s Conference in Kansas City
October 11, 2019
We just received confirmation that Congresswoman Sharice Davids will be attending AATA’s 50th anniversary conference in Kansas City! Conference attendees, mark your schedules for a meet and greet with Rep. Davids on Saturday, November 3rd, from 11:30 am to 12:00 pm.
Art Therapy Program at Emporia State University Receives High Impact Learning Grant, Sending 31 Students to Conference
October 3, 2019
The AATA congratulates Emporia State University’s Art Therapy Program for receiving a $10,000 High Impact Learning Grant to fund 31 students’ attendance to AATA’s 50th Annual Conference in Kansas City, MO, supporting their educational and professional growth!
September 23, 2019 | Susan Boxer Kappel, MA, ATR-BC, LCAT, CGP, Conference Chair
Learning Abounds! The conference offers more than 230 educational sessions that provide a rich learning environment for attendees to take away ideas, knowledge, and inspiration to apply to their current positions, practices, and professional development. The conference also provides continuing education and offers both didactic and experiential learning sessions.
September 16, 2019 | Susan Boxer Kappel
Time is running out to save on conference registration! Register by September 30th at 5:00 pm EDT. You can Register Online or call the National Office at (888) 290-0878 or (703) 548-5860 to register by phone.