Art produced by children is the most honest and purest form of human creative expression. Since 1997 the ICAF has served American children as their national arts organization that fosters their creativity and develops empathy between them and with their peers worldwide using arts as the universal language. Creativity and empathy are building blocks for prosperity and peace.


Starting this fall, our 6th Arts Olympiad—the world’s largest school arts program—will result in the selection of highly imaginative children who will be invited to the 6th World Children’s Festival (WCF) on The National Mall in Washington in June 2019. Children will bring the human race together to celebrate creativity, diversity, and unity, while they collaboratively produce the “Children’s Earth Flag” for the first human mission to Mars.


You do not pay for the Arts Olympiad and the WCF is free as well. But children need champions like you to support the ICAF, one of the 25 Top Children’s Charities in America. Together, we can make our imperfect selves worthy of this perfect planet—a lonely pale blue dot in the universe.

July 12, 2017 - Thanks to the International Arts+Mind Lab at Johns Hopkins for collaboration on ChildArt magazine's July-Sept 2017 issue that explains creativity, empathy, and aesthetics through recent brain science findings


May 1, 2017 - The International Astronautical Federation features ICAF’s ChildArt magazine on ‘Space Art’


April 11, 2017 – Art & Museum (Spring Issue 2017) features ICAF’s work (pages 88-89)


March 8, 2017 - Industrial Designers Society of America features ChildArt magazine on design thinking.


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