Conference News

Register for AATA’s 2022 Virtual Conference!

Register for AATA’s 2022 Virtual Conference!

We are excited to announce that AATA’s 2022 Virtual Conference will be held December 17 – 18! The AATA National Office along with our volunteer conference committee is currently developing the program for the virtual conference, so stay tuned!

Recapping the 2022 In-Person Annual Conference

Recapping the 2022 In-Person Annual Conference

After three years, we were thrilled to host our first IN-PERSON conference in Minneapolis this month! 600+ people attended the three-day conference, packed with sessions from morning coffee with the Board. If you missed any of this, join us for our Virtual Conference, Dec. 17-18!

Showcase Your Creations at the AATA Conference Marketplace!

Showcase Your Creations at the AATA Conference Marketplace!

The Marketplace is available to active members of the American Art Therapy Association to sell their creations such as jewelry, pottery, art, prints, sculpture, and other similar products. It’s a great way to showcase your entrepreneurial spirit!

Introducing SIGs and Supervision Sessions at Conference!

Introducing SIGs and Supervision Sessions at Conference!

Our 53rd Annual Conference program continues to grow! Check out our latest additions: Special Interest Networking Groups (SIG) and Master-Level Clinician Supervision Sessions! SIGs are taking the place of Focus Groups that were previously held at our conferences. These are informal conversations where practitioners gather to talk about shared experiences and learn from one another.

Introducing Ted Meyer, Our Conference Keynote Speaker

Introducing Ted Meyer, Our Conference Keynote Speaker

We are excited to introduce our Conference Keynote Speaker, Ted Meyer. Ted Meyer is a nationally recognized artist, curator, and patient advocate, helping patients, students, and medical professionals see the positive in the worst life can offer. Ted’s rare niche mixes art, medicine, and stories of healing and survival, drawing from his experience as a lifelong patient of Gaucher Disease.