Association of Teaching Artists

  • New York


Hawthorne Street
New York

United States

About Us

The Association of Teaching Artists (ATA) is the oldest, independent organization serving Teaching Artists in the country. ATA serves Teaching Artists in New York State and has a national and international following. It is a clearinghouse for information at the intersection of art and education that builds the knowledge base of Teaching Artists; a forum and platform for Teaching Artists; a practitioner led network and community of practice to connect Teaching Artists with each other and the larger arts and education communities.


The Association of Teaching Artists:

  • Is a forum and a knowledge commons for the professional practice of Teaching Artists;
  • Is a practitioner led network for communication, connection, and the exchange of resources;
  • Is a community of practice to support and expand opportunities for the work of Teaching Artists in education and in communities;
  • Recognizes and celebrates distinguished achievement by Teaching Artists;
  • Advances policies and initiatives that broaden opportunities and recognition for the work of Teaching Artists.