NOW Conference

The world’s largest online conference for K–12 art teachers.

Experience Art-Ed Focused Professional Development

The NOW Conference is an online conference for art educators to gain inspiration, motivation, and in-classroom strategies. NOW offers 30+ presentations focused on art ed and connects more than 2,500 art teachers worldwide who understand what it means to teach in today’s art room.

NOW is a multi-day conference with live events and asynchronous learning. Attendees have the flexibility to join us live or watch the whole conference on-demand with the After Pass.

Receive 15 professional development hours when you attend the upcoming Summer 2023 Conference, July 26–28.

What Is the After Pass?

The After Pass grants access to all NOW presentations and their resources for a full year following the live conference. It’s included with your registration. Set time aside on day three of NOW to explore the After Pass or watch on your own time.

The NOW Swag Box

Be one of the first 1,500 registrants to receive a NOW Conference Swag Box! Swag boxes are mailed* directly to your doorstep and are filled with art materials, products, and samples from our incredible sponsors. Utilize the swag box during live artmaking activities and test out materials you could use in your classroom. Swag boxes are limited, so register ASAP to secure yours.

Swag boxes are no longer available for the Summer 2023 NOW Conference.

*Shipping is limited to continental U.S. addresses.

How to Register

Individual Registration

Attend the NOW Conference! Individual registrants can pay via credit card directly in the cart.

Visual Arts Teams

Districts can register for NOW on an enterprise level. NOW provides quality PD for visual arts teams to enjoy together.

Purchase Order Payments

Pay with a Purchase Order by emailing a copy, along with the names and email addresses of the participants, to We’ll take it from there!

Become a Sponsor

Interested in sponsoring the NOW Conference? We have many opportunities to choose from.

Get in Touch

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NOW conference falls outside of the scope of the DEAC accreditation.