The National Young Artists Summit will be held on Saturday, November 2 in Austin, TX. This
full-day Summit, entirely designed and led by young people, provides
opportunities for young artists, ages 13-20, from a range of artistic
disciplines, to connect, create, and celebrate. This summit is part of the Creative Youth Development
Summit has been planned by a core team of young artists from Texas, Arizona,
Georgia, California, Maryland, Kentucky, Massachusetts, and Michigan, who are
working in concert with their peers across the country to shape this incredible
experience. The Summit is free, but pre-registration is required. Space is
limited. Lunch is provided.
event is being hosted in conjunction with the 2019 Conference for Community Arts Education,
a national convening which brings together more than 700 leaders and educators from a range of backgrounds to share knowledge, build relationships, and advance a common vision: a nation where arts education is accessible and embraced as essential for human development and healthy communities.
be kicking off the day with a community meal and performances from young
artists across the country. Then, attendees will dive into a series of
kickbacks (workshops) centered on arts entrepreneurship, creative expression,
arts activism, leadership development. Throughout the day there will be moments
to share your art with other young people from across the nation.
2019 Youth Summit Host: Creative Action
Creative Action is a nonprofit, arts-based youth development organization that provides creative learning programs for Central Texas youth.
Address: 1023 Springdale Rd Bldg 3, Austin, TX 78721
Registration Deadline: October 30th, 2019 at at 11:59 PM EST
Questions? Contact Ashley Hare: email@example.com
limited number of travel stipends are available for young artists (13 - 20) to
attend the Summit, as well as the 2019 Conference for Community Arts Education.
(Note: as of September 25, 2019, unfortunately we have exhausted our travel funds for the 2019 young artists summit. If you will not be able to attend without a travel stipend, please consider signing up for the Creative Youth Development Partnership mailing list for updates on next year's summit and Conference for Community Arts Education in November 2020 in New York City.)
you are planning to stay overnight in Austin, please be advised that the Conference Hotel still has availability on Tuesday–Thursday nights (book here), but unfortunately Friday night and Saturday night are sold out, and Austin hotels are very full with a number of events happening concurrently. Here
is a pre-populated Hotels.com Search of available options.