Our Accomplishments over the past 17 years are as follows:
  • Approximately 5 million children in 80 countries have produced art under the ICAF programs
  • The ICAF has the distinction of hosting the first national children's art festival in U.S. history, which took place in Washington, D.C. in September 1998
  • The ICAF has been a pioneer in introducing children to the Artist-Athlete Ideal ℠ of the creative mind and healthy body
  • The ICAF has been a pioneer in informing teachers about STEAMS Education℠, which integrates Art and Sport with the STEM disciplines of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
  • As the "Olympics" of children's imaginations and co-creation, the ICAF has produced the World Children's Festival every four years since 1999 on The National Mall in Washington, D.C.
  • The U.S. Olympic Committee has granted the ICAF an exclusive license to use the "Arts Olympiad" and related marks
  • The ICAF is the world leader in children's art, exhibitions of children's art, and hosting children's panels at major conferences and events

Published articles on the ICAF's impact

Fact sheet on the ICAF (362Kb pdf download)


World Children's Festival (2011)               PSA (2005)                         ChildArt USA (1998)


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