Youth Art Month

December 14, 2014
Youth Art Month 2015

Organized by the MAEA YAM committee, the Boston Exhibit will be similar to last year. Our goal is to grow this exhibit to be a true statewide event celebrating Visual Art Education. It is an opportunity to spotlight student work K-12 from across the state and should be considered in addition to any regional, district or school celebrations. This year there will be even more drop off sites; mailing student art work is also an option this year.

Teachers may submit up to 5 works. There is a $15 fee for NON-MAEA members to submit work. (This is to cover related exhibit costs that are covered for members through their dues). All work meeting exhibit requirements will be accepted (details can be found in the downloads section on right).

The 2015 MAEA Youth Art Month exhibit will be held at the State Transportation Building in Boston MA from March 9th - April 24th.
Hours: Monday - Friday | 9:00am - 5:00pm
Closed weekends and Patriots Day, Monday, April 21

Family Celebration Day: Sunday, March 22nd | 12:00 - 4:00PM

Exhibit Requirements - please download all supporting documents in the sidebar

(different lessons please)
All work must be original. No group work allowed.

2-D work should be no bigger than 24” X 36” (including mat)
3-D work should not exceed 35 lbs.

Student Entry Form | Teacher Inventory Form
You will need to attach a completed student entry form to the back of each artwork.
A teacher inventory form must accompany your submissions.

YAM flag
October 27, 2014
Youth Art Month Flag Contest 2015

Why wait until March to celebrate Youth Art Month? Start now by having your students design a state flag for YOUTH ART MONTH!

Click here for the pdf.

August 6, 2014
The gallery of artwork from the 2014 show is now up.
Click here for the gallery.

April 1, 2014
YAM pictures at NAEA Conference
Photos of artwork displayed at the NAEA Conference, Spark! in San Diego March 28 - April 1
Artworks from the 2014 Youth Art Month Show in Boston were selected to represent Massachusetts at the National Art Education Association's conference, Spark!,in San Diego, California on March 28 through April 1.
Click here for the gallery.

Teacher Registration

Registration is now online. Click here to go to the registration and Paypal page.
MAEA members do not pay a participation fee while non-members pay a $15 participation fee.


Youth Art Month
Downloads and documents

• All downloads in one zipped file - (recommended - updated 1/14/15)

Individual downloads

• Youth Art Month Poster - pdf format

• Youth Art Month Press Release - Word doc

• Exhibit Requirements - pdf format

• Student Entry Form - pdf format

• Teacher Inventory Form - pdf format

• Letter to parents - Word doc

• Endorsement - pdf

• Directions and parking information for the State Transportation Building - pdf format

Sargent art

Sargent Art Supplies
- proud sponsor of Recognition Awards (MAEA members only)

Sargent Art generously offers recognition awards of art supplies to one student and teacher from each level
(elementary, middle, high school)

In addition Sargent also offer a top award of a trip to New York City to one student, their parent and art teacher.


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