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Reflections Art Program

What is the Reflections Art Program?


Established in 1969 by National PTA board member, Mary Lou Anderson, the National PTA’s Reflections Program is an arts recognition and achievement program for students. This program provides opportunities for students to express themselves creatively and to receive positive recognition for original works of art inspired by a pre-selected theme, while increasing community awareness on the importance of the arts in education. Reflections encourages students:

  • Unleash creative talents and be inspired
  • Express themselves imaginatively in their artwork
  • Experience the fun and joy of making art
  • Tap into critical-thinking skills to create art inspired by the annual theme
  • Receive positive recognition for their original works of art