Reflections Awards & Celebration!
Each year, hundreds of PTAs recognize thousands of students across the country and in American schools overseas for their participation and achievement in the arts. In addition to local, regional, and state PTA recognition, National PTA awards include:
- Outstanding Interpretation Awards: Presented to one student in each arts category and the Special Artist Division for best theme interpretation. Recipients receive $800, a gold medal, and an award of $200 for their PTA or PTSA. Awardees are recognized at the National PTA Annual Convention and Exhibition, and their artwork is displayed at an exhibit held at the U.S. Department of Education in Washington, DC.
- Awards of Excellence: Presented to the top three scores for each arts category in each Division. Recipients receive $200, a bronze medal, and are mentioned in the National PTA’s Awards Ceremony Program. Awardees' artwork is displayed at the U.S. Department of Education exhibit in Washington, DC.
- Awards of Merit: Presented to the next five highest scores for each arts category in each division. Recipients receive a certificate and medal.
2012-2013 “The Magic of a Moment” Award Recipients
Download a complete list of national winners from the 2012-2013 “The Magic of a Moment” Reflections Program.
Celebrate Reflections with National PTA!
2013 PTA Convention
Join us June 20-23, 2013 at the 117th National PTA Convention and Exhibition in Cincinnati, Ohio. This year’s Arts in Education Luncheon & Awards Ceremony will celebrate student achievement in the arts through PTA’s Reflections program. Enjoy outstanding student performances by 2012-2013 “The Magic of a Moment” Reflections program participants and learn more about the benefits of a high-quality arts education. Visit the PTA Reflections Gallery of nationally acclaimed student artwork from across the national and in American schools overseas. In the 2011-2012 school year, Reflections students shared their artistic interpretations on the theme “Diversity Means…” Don’t miss an abundance of inspiring, insightful works from talented, perceptive students whose art shines light on issues of acceptance, harmony, and celebration.
2014 Public Gallery at the U.S. Department of Education
A collection of nationally acclaimed artwork will be featured at the U.S. Department of Education’s public exhibit in January and February 2014.
2014 PTA Convention
The 117th National PTA Convention and Exhibition in Austin, Texas will feature the award winning artwork from 2012-2013 Reflections Theme “The Magic of a Moment.”