Art Reflection Program

What is Reflections?

Explore the Arts and Express Yourself

National PTA has a long-standing commitment to arts education. The Reflections program provides opportunities for recognition and access to the arts which boost student confidence and success in the arts and in life.

Each year, over 300,000 students in Pre-K through Grade 12 create original works of art in response to a student-selected theme. This 50+ year-old program helps them explore their own thoughts, feelings and ideas, develop artistic literacy, increase confidence and find a love for learning that will help them become more successful in school and in life.

Categories & Subdivisions

students participate in the appropriate division for their grade:
Primary (Pre-K - Grade 2),
Intermediate (Grades 3-5),
Middle School (Grades 6-8),
High School (Grades 9-12),
Special Artist (All grades welcome).* 

Students submit their completed works of art in one or all of the available arts categories:
Dance Choreography
Film Production
Music Composition

2023 THEME : I am hopeful because...


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All Submissions are due Friday September 29, 2023
"NEW! Extended submission deadline!
Turn in submissions to teachers or front office by Wednesday 10/4.  

Rules by Category:

Be Inspired!