What We Do?

There was no national arts organization for American children or an international one for the world's children up until the ICAF was established in 1997. To bring about positive change nationally and globally, the ICAF's intervention is comprised of the following programs, events, publications, and festivals:

The 6th Arts Olympiad

The world's largest art program for schoolchildren.

ChildArt Magazine

The premier publication for child creative development and education through the arts.

World Children's Festival 2021

The world’s most creative and imaginative schoolchildren—its child artists—will convene in Washington, D.C. at their 6th World Children’s Festival which will include a three-day public celebration of “Creativity, Diversity, and Unity” on July 30th to August 1st at The National Mall across from the U.S. Capitol.

Art Exhibitions

The world leader in children's art exhibitions showcasing the imagination that will shape the future.

Healing Arts Programs

Restoring the trust in nature of child victims of natural disasters.

Peace Through Art

Restoring the faith in humanity of child victims of manmade conflicts.

Saving Endangered Species Youth Art Contest

Mobilizing children to ensure biodiversity and survival of species

Children's Panels at Conferences

Children bringing their perspectives on issues concerning the future.

World Children's Award

Paying a unique tribute to creative leaders of corporations and foundations.