: youth art month

What is Youth Art Month? Click here for more information on YAM!
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Click here for a list of YAM Area Volunteers who will take dropped off artwork to the exhibit for you
KAEA Artist Release Form


Kansas YAM 2017 Information

The Youth Art Month Celebration will be held Saturday, February 25, 2017 at the Kansas State Capitol Building from 1:00-2:30 PM. Each art teacher in the state of Kansas may exhibit ONE student's art from EACH school in which they teach. Get artwork to your area YAM volunteer by February 17th or deliver to Topeka yourself Friday, February 24th.


*All Art work will be returned to the responsible Art teacher or YAM Area Representative and returned to the student by the child's teacher.


Contact Lynn Felts, YAM Chair


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2017 Rules and Dates

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Parent Invitation

Please fill out this form to help us with our record keeping as required by our donors: https://goo.gl/forms/aDAxQ34acUI3L6Jj2


Virtual Gallery

Harry Hart Scholarship

You may also enter one student's work into the KAEA Virtual YAM Gallery. Click here for details. The Harry Hart Memorial Senior Scholarship is awarded during the YAM celebration each year. Click here for information and to see the past winners.

NAEA Youth Art Month Exhibit

Member teachers are invited to submit student work for exhibit at the National Convention in New York City.  Please send one or two digital images of your student's artwork that you would like have included in our state's exhibit.  Please include: your name, student's name, school name, student's grade level, title of work, and media.
Send images no later than February 17th to:
Lana Kaylor at kaylorl@usd385.org

*Please edit (crop, color adjust, etc.) your images as you would like them to print.


Sargent Art Contest

KAEA Members' students are also eligible to win first, second and third place prizes in the elementary, middle and secondary levels provided by Sargent Art, Nasco and Molly Hawkins. One student will be awarded a Best of Show award courtesy of Sargent Art. This year the Best of Show recipient will receive a $1500.00 cash prize!!


YAM Scrapbook

When Youth Art Month is over, tell us what you did to celebrate!

Complete the YAM Documentation Report Form and send to meganwendleton@hotmail.com(Click here to view the 2015 Kansas YAM Scrapbook!)

Need ideas? Check out YAM Ideas that Work and 50 Ideas for Celebrating YAM

Kansas YAM Sponsors

Sargent Art Logo Nasco logo Molly Hawkins Wholesale Logo