Make visual arts more visible in your school! 

Sponsoring a chapter of the National Art Honor Society (NAHS) for students in grades 9-12 or National Junior Art Honor Society (NJAHS) for students in grades 6-9 magnifies the innovation, skills, and scholarship that your art program brings to your school and community. 

Find out more!

Download the handbook to learn everything you need to know to start a chapter.

Visit the North Carolina National Art Honor Society Facebook page



Here is our tentative display schedule so far for the 2015-2016 NAHS Traveling Exhibit. I try to put at least a week in between displays to allow for transportation. As the display schedule fills in, I will notify you on more specific dates for the  exhibit drop off and pick up.

Nov. 5-8, 2015 - Collect the exhibit and display at the Renaissance Hotel in Asheville, NC
Nov., 2015 – Red Gallery and Studio, Rolesville, NC
Dec., 2015 - Red Gallery and Studio, Rolesville, NC
Jan., 2016 – Meredith College, Raleigh, NC
Feb., 2016 - Imperial Centre for Arts & Sciences, Rocky Mount, NC
Mar., 2016 – Temple Theater, Sanford, NC

Apr., 2016 – East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
May, 2016 - Artwork sent back to its home school


Why should my school join NAHS/NJAHS? 

  1. Sponsors become part of the professional NAEA community and receive exclusive member benefits including: one semi-yearly and one bi-monthly publication; complete access to My NAEA online features; member privilege discounts on publications, merchandise, and the National Convention; eligibility for grants and awards; access to the Instructional Resources Gallery, and more!

  2. Sponsors are eligible to apply for the Outstanding NAHS Sponsor Award .
  3. Students become members of a distinguished group of over 46,000 art students.
  4. Students gain peer recognition, leadership growth opportunities, college and career preparation, and an unmatched sense of camaraderie.  
  5. Students receive opportunities for publication in the NAHS News (a semi-annual, full-color digital publication), and the National Art Honor Societies Online Gallery powered by Artsonia.
  6. Juniors and Seniors are eligible for the Rising Stars Secondary Recognition Program Award .
  7. Seniors are eligible to apply for the Charles M. Robertson Memorial Scholarship  and scholarships to Columbus College of Art and Design, Maryland Institute College of Art, and The Art Institute. 
  8. Impress them! Institutions of higher education view the NAHS as a mark of accomplishment.