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2019 National Art Honor Society Leadership Day School Registration

  • August 19, 2019
  • 8:00 AM
  • December 12, 2019
  • 3:00 PM


  • Students will explore Colorado's college and university art programs through presentations and workshops. Presenters will discuss portfolio development specific to their institution, admission requirements, and participate in question and answer opportunities and workshops. Information tables will also provide resources and information necessary to choose and apply to schools.

    Please refer to event details in this email and online at

    Questions and Inquiries can be directed to Justine Sawyer at



Art Leadership Day

Calling ALL Art Students!

The Museum of Contemporary Art

1485 Delgany Street

Denver, CO 80202

Friday, October, 4th, 2019

8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Sponsored by the Colorado Art Education Association and the Museum of Contemporary Art

• Our mission is to connect Colorado’s high school art students with Colorado’s college and university art programs as they prepare for careers in creative industries.

• Students will participate in workshops and art making sessions that discuss admissions and portfolio development specific to area institutions. Art making sessions will allow students to converse personally with representatives from these institutions.

• Teachers register their students for this event.

• Cost is $10.00 per student. Costs cover lunch, swag, facilities fees, event operations, and future student scholarships.

• All students will receive breakfast and lunch, a t-shirt, make art and tons of great connections!

• Teachers attend for free. Participating teachers receive certificate for 8 hours of continuing education credit.

* University of Northern Colorado * Arapahoe Community College *Adams State University * Metro State University * Denver Artist Carlos Fresquez

Block sessions are organized for students to connect with Colorado's colleges and universities. Students will choose one college for the morning block, and one college for the afternoon block. Students do not need to pre-select their block choices.

Basic Itinerary

Registration/Breakfast: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Block 1 - Choose a College Artmaking Workshop

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Artist Keynote: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Lunch 11:30-12:15

College Open Tables

Block 2  - Choose a College Artmaking Workshop

12:15 PM - 1:45 PM

Wrap-up and Thank You 1:45 - 2:00

NAHS Leadership Day Flier

Block 1 and 2: These times consist of students choosing a college to explore. Students have the opportunity to

- Participate in hands on art making time and further individual Q & A opportunities to connect with college representatives.

- Learn important information about what universities look for in the preparation of an art portfolio.

- Information about universities, admissions requirements, application process, specific art department programs and information, and what makes student life unique at a particular school.

- Inquire about career paths in the arts

Open Information Tables

            Information tables will be available throughout the day. Students will have time to visit tables during breakfast and lunch. Tables will provide students any information necessary for student education and recruitment.

If you need further information please contact 

Vanessa Quintana

Contact us at:

EMAIL:     •      ANSWERING SERVICE: 1-719-422-3599
Colorado Art Education Association  
P.O. Box 4955
Greenwood Village, Colorado 80155

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