Joining is easier than ever!


Here are some of the many perks of becoming a member of the Virginia Art Therapy Association…


  • Participation in our Members-Only Juried Art Exhibition this fall (See our event page for details!)

  • Discounted registration fees and early-registration opportunities for local CEU-eligible conferences and workshops,

  • 20% off, tax-free discount at Plaza Art (available online and in stores),

  • Invitations to spread awareness about art therapy and mental health in our local communities,

  • Updates on the art therapy licensure initiative,

  • Opportunities to connect with regional and local colleagues for artmaking and professional collaboration, and

  • Access to a social networking team that will never let you fall out of the loop!


We truly feel that every single member of VATA is valuable in supporting our goal of spreading the word about the efficacy of art therapy and broadening our influence to children, families, and adults everywhere.


In order to maintain Affiliate Status, all members in a regional chapter must be members of AATA, with the exception of “Contributors” of VATA.

To join AATA please go to 

The Virginia Art Therapy Association

P.O. Box 17553

Richmond, VA 23226

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