Here's some info from the list last year about YAM.
You can request a booklet from Debbie Gustafson,
National Youth Art Month Coordinator at:
The Council for Art Education Inc.
100 Boylston Street Suite 1050
Boston, MA 02116
tel (617) 426-6400
fax (617) 426-6639
An official description???
"Youth Art Month is an annual observation each March to emphasize the
value of art education for all children and to encourage public support
for quality school art programs. The Crayon, Water Color and Craft
Institute, a non-profit association of leading manufacturers of school art
materials, in cooperation with the National Art Education Association,
created Children's Art Month in 1961 as a service to art educators and the
Couple of web sites w/yam info...
(this last site has lots of lins/info)
hope this helps.
>Does anyone know where I can get background information on March being
>Youth Art Month? Are there any web sites where you can get literature
>on it? Our district is going to have an art display for our Board of
>Education and thought we might put out brochures, any ideas of what we
>might include in them? :o)
-- Maria Bodmann, BALI & BEYOND, shadow http://www.balibeyond.com/gamelan Ph/Fax: 818/768-7696 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~