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National Gallery & Awards

Each year, the National PTA Reflections program offers local, regional, state and national opportunities for young artists in PreK through Grade 12 to be recognized for their creativity. We are proud to present our nation's best Reflections in the areas of dance choreography, film production, literature, music composition, photography and visual arts.

2016 National Awards: Let Your Imagination Fly

  • 2016 Awards will be announced on May 1.
  • Save the date! National PTA Reflections and Awards Celebration at the Annual National PTA Convention on July 2 in Orlando, FL.

2015 National Awards: The World Would Be a Better Place If...

About National Awards and Prizes

Each year, Over 1,000 student submissions are reviewed at the national level by arts and education experts. Our judges look for personal interpretations on the program theme that best exemplify creativity and technical skill. 

Prizes for Students and PTAs

Outstanding Interpretation Awards: 1 per arts category and special artist division.

  • An expense-paid trip for student honoree and one adult to the National PTA Convention.
  • $800 Young Artist Scholarship
  • Gold Reflections Medallion
  • Outstanding Interpretation Award Certificiate
  • Recognition in the traveling art exhibit and online gallery
  • $200 Outstanding Local PTA Award

Awards of Excellence: 3 per division of each arts category and 1 special artist of each arts area.

  • $200 Young Artist Scholarship
  • Silver medallion and certificate
  • Recognition in the traveling art exhibit and online gallery

Awards of Merit: 5 per grade division of each arts category

  • Silver medallion and certificiate
  • Recognition in the traveling art exhibit and online gallery

All remaining national-round participants receive a certificate of honorable mention.

Learn more about State PTA awards and recognition.

Questions? Email or call (800) 307-4782.