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There’s only one place to be April 10 -12 (Education April 8 and 9) - in Orlando, Florida at Art Materials World featuring Creativation 2022!


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Namta® is The International Art Materials Association. Namta members are retail sellers, supplier manufacturers, distributors and importers, publishers, and independent representatives of fine art & arts and crafts materials products. The Association provides members with the products, services and information and is recognized as an international leader and unifying force in the support, sustainability and advocacy of art and the art/creative materials business.


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2021 Namta Art Advocacy Grants have been awarded to:

Indigenous Wellness Art Therapy Program at the Institute of American Indian Arts

Art Therapy Studio's Social Justice Art Therapy Program


Thank you to colart and Grimstad Comerford DelValle Group for their generous support to the Grant Program.


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by David Pyle - Pyle Creative Studios


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 Check out our list of opportunities and job descriptions at dixoncareers.com, or feel free to contact Emily Dery today at [email protected]. Your next colorful journey awaits!


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BOGUS HOTEL OFFERS: Namta does not contract with, or authorize anyone to contact our members regarding hotels for the conference and trade show. Should you be contacted by anyone offering incredible deals for hotels in Orlando, please remember, if it seems too good to be true it probably is. You should never give your credit card information to anyone who contacts you. If you do reserve through one of these companies you probably won't have a reservation when you arrive in Orlando.

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The Materials Information and Technical Resources for Artists (MITRA) is an online resource was inspired by the work of the late Mark Gottsegen who organized and implemented the Artist Materials Information Education Network, otherwise known as AMIEN. The Department of Art Conservation at the University of Delaware participates in the online initiative MITRA, an educational resource in addition to an interactive forum providing independent information on art materials...... visit MITRA