What We Do?

There was no national arts organization for American children or an international one for the world's children up until the ICAF was established in 1997. To bring about positive change nationally and globally, the ICAF's intervention is comprised of the following programs, events, publications, and festivals:

The 7th Arts Olympiad

The world's largest art program for schoolchildren.

ChildArt Magazine

The premier publication for child creative development and education through the arts.

2024 World Children’s Festival

The world’s leading young artists will convene at The National Mall across the U.S. Capitol to celebrate creativity, diversity, and unity in June/July 2024.

Art Exhibitions

The world leader in children's art exhibitions showcasing the imagination that will shape the future.

Healing Arts Programs

Restoring the trust in nature of child victims of natural disasters.

Peace Through Art

Restoring the faith in humanity of child victims of manmade conflicts.

Saving Endangered Species Youth Art Contest

Mobilizing children to ensure biodiversity and survival of species

Children's Panels at Conferences

Children bringing their perspectives on issues concerning the future.

World Children's Award

Paying a unique tribute to creative leaders of corporations and foundations.