Welcome to AATA’s Member-Palooza!  

At the AATA National Office, we are celebrating our members all summer long with Member-Palooza! AATA is proud to offer new programming, discounts, and opportunities to highlight the work our members do to support the art therapy profession and communities across the country. 

As the summer days heat up, check out these cool offerings! From registering early for conference and attending a course through our Institute forContinuing Education (get 5 for the price of 4!), to supporting a colleague by nominating them for an award or leadership position—there is something for everyone looking to jump-start their art therapy careers this summer! 

AATA Conference 2022 

Early Bird Registration Opens June 10

Registering early for conference allows you to secure the lowest rates possible, as well as the opportunity to select your first choice of workshops and advanced practice courses! Another bonus: Early Bird registrants will receive a coupon for one AEM HI Arts watercolor paper pad ($18 value) redeemable at conference 


Membership Opportunities 

Renew Your Membership and Get a Free Gift! 

Renew your membership and continue to be a part of this inspiring community of professionals while helping to raise awareness about mental health. Plus, if you renew by July 31, you’ll receive a free acrylic paint set or similar art supply! 

Check out our NEW Affiliate Memberships! 

Own your own company or work for an art therapy program or employer? Join us as an Affiliate Member and get discounts on individual membership and events for yourself, colleagues, and/or students as well as organizational discounts for sponsorship, posting in the Career Center, advertising and more! Sign up now and enter a raffle for an art supply kit ($600 value)! 


Recognize a Colleague… or Yourself! 

Nominate Someone for an AATA Scholarship or Award 

There’s no better way to support a deserving colleague or boost your own career than to be considered for a nationally recognized scholarship or award. The call for applications for AATA scholarships and awards closes soon.  

Join AATA’s Board of Directors! Our amazing all-volunteer leaders help shape the future of our association and the profession. Put yourself or a colleague who inspires you forward as a nominee for an AATA leadership position. AATA is currently accepting nominations until July 3 for two-year terms (2023-2024) in the following positions:  

  • Speaker of Assembly (1)  
  • Treasurer (1)  
  • Board of Directors (3)  
  • Nominating Sub-Committee (1)  

Find all forms, position descriptions, and more information on MyAATA (under the “Nominations & Elections” header).  

Register for the Nominating Committee’s virtual session on June 14 for an overview of the nominations process!


Attend a Virtual Session 

Join us for the “Journey to Art Therapy 

AATA’s highly successful four-part virtual series, Journey to Art Therapy, continues! Please join us as we shine the spotlight on the profession—and invite others to join to learn more! The virtual sessions are free and open to all. 

Discounts on  CE Courses from AATA’s 2021 Conference!  

Our 2021 virtual conference sessions are now available for CE self-study! If you were unable to attend the 2021 conference, you can now purchase select courses (totaling 75 CE credits) for a discounted rate. Access AATA’s Institute for Continuing Education website to find courses. Register now and get 5 courses for the price of 4! (Be sure to add all 5 courses in your cart to receive the discount at checkout.)


Stock Up on Art Supplies at a Discount 

Half-off Discount on AEM HI Arts Watercolor Paper Pads!  

Is your studio or workplace looking to stock up on art supplies for the summer? AATA is offering high-quality watercolor paper from AEM HI Arts for nearly 50% off at $200/case plus shipping. (Each case contains 20 pads of 30 – 11”x15” sheets, 140# cold press.) AATA members receive an additional 10% discount while supplies last!