Thursday, March 18, 2021

Let's Celebrate YAM!

Let's hear it NJ - How are you celebrating Youth Art Month?  Check out this list of suggestions from CFAE.  If you're doing any one (or more!) of these, we'd love to know!  Please let us know using this form:

Thank you!

Monday, March 1, 2021

Monday, February 22, 2021

Congratulations to our 2021 Flag Design Winner!

Congratulations to Fay D.! Fay is an 8th Grade student at Academy 1 in Jersey City. Her Art Teacher is Martha Garcia. Fay’s design was chosen as a winner for AENJ's 2021 Youth Art Month Poster Design Contest! Our Theme was "Art Connects Us!” Fay’s design will be replicated on a virtual flag to represent New Jersey at NAEA 2021 as part of the CFAE YAM Museum. The design will also be displayed at the NJ State YAM Virtual Exhibit. Congratulations Fay and Martha!

Check in again tomorrow to see another winning design!

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Monday, February 15, 2021

2021 YAM Drawing Calendar

This year's Youth Art Month theme is Art Connects Us!  Join us as we celebrate YAM with this daily drawing challenge!  Share your artwork with us: Tag us on Twitter and Instagram - @AENJYAM #31DaysofYAM.  Thank you!


Sunday, February 7, 2021

Are You Celebrating YAM Digitally?

In response to COVID-19, many art events are now happening virtually. Some teachers have posted their student's work online. Some teachers have created and hosted virtual gallery tours. What events have you facilitated digitally, or online, as a result of this new way of life? We would love to know! Your participation is greatly appreciated!

Please fill out this google form to share your news:

Student Artist Spotlight is Back for 2021!

Join us in celebrating 2021 Youth Art Month! This year's YAM Theme is "Art Connects Us." We would love to learn about your students, their artwork, and how art has allowed them to connect with others, an artist, an art history movement, or even with themselves.

Please fill out all sections of this google form to be considered for our YAM Student Artist Spotlight feature:

*****Please note, by sharing pictures of your student and their work, you affirm that the parent/guardian has given consent for the student's image and artwork to be shown on the internet and social media sites. This will be featured on our instagram, blog, and twitter accounts. Last names will not be used*****

Digitally Endorse Youth Art Month!

Please help support NJ YAM by completing an online endorsement. It takes less than a minute! Your participation is greatly appreciated!

Please fill out this link: