a celebration of the visual arts

Youth Art Month

About Youth Art Month

Celebrate Our Talented Youth

Youth Art Month is a national program administered by the Council for Art Education.

Youth Art Month exists to:

  • Recognize art education as a viable factor in the total education curriculum that develops citizens of a global society.
  • Recognize art is necessary for the full development of a better quality of life for all.
  • Direct attention to the value of art education for divergent and critical thinking.
  • Expand art programs in schools and stimulate new art programs.
  • Encourage commitment to the arts by students, community organizations, and individuals everywhere.
  • Provide additional opportunities for individuals of all ages to participate in creative art learning.
  • Increase community, business, and governmental support for art education.
  • Increase community understanding and interest in art and art education through involvement in art exhibits, workshops, and other creative ventures.
  • Reflect and demonstrate the goals of the National Art Education Association that work toward improving art education at all levels.

Check back soon for updates about Youth Art programs in Pickens County for the 2024 art celebration!

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