Young Artists Summit

This annual full-day Summit, entirely designed and led by young people across the country, provides opportunities for young artists, ages 13-20, from a range of artistic disciplines, to connect, create, and celebrate. The Summit is free, but pre-registration is required. Space is limited. 


Image: 2019 National Young Artists Summit


The 2020 National Young Artists Summit was to be originally held in New York City on Saturday, November 21, 2020, hosted in concert with the 2020 Conference for Community Arts Education. Due to COVID-19, it is uncertain if an in-person summit will occur this fall. However, the planning team will be committed to working together to create a "Plan B": a virtual online summit.


Planning Committee Application

The National Young Artists Summit Planning Committee consists of 12 new and alumni youth members between the ages of 15 - 20, from all over the United States. Working with a group of fellow young artists from across the country, committee members plan, coordinate, and co-facilitate the full-day Summit for youth leaders ages 13-20.




To watch videos from the past two years' summits, visit the Creative Youth Development National Partnership website.