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Namta® is The International Art Materials Association. Namta members are retail sellers, supplier manufacturers, distributors and importers, and independent representatives of art materials products. The Association provides members with the products, services and information and is recognized as an international leader and unifying force in the support, sustainability and advocacy of art and the art/creative materials business.

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"Love this kind of education on the products... Hope this will be the new norm"
- Namta Member commenting on Speedball Demo Alley on Zoom



With the end of the year in sight and the uncertainty of COVID-19 continues, our organization once again needs to address this pandemic in an effort to keep our members healthy and safe and have made the difficult but necessary decision to cancel Art Materials World 2021 Chicago.
While we know this news is disappointing, we have some very exciting news to announce – in the absence of a physical show this year and next, Namta will partner with The Association for Creative Industries (AFCI) to co-host our first ever VIRTUAL TRADE SHOW conference, March 15-19, 2021and our partnership with AFCI and its members will continue at Art Materials World 2022 in Orlando, Florida for our first ever co-located event….Read more


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Demo Alley  •  The Gallery

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November 18th Issue

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November 29th Issue


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2021 Membership Renewal

Check out this video recap of what Namta is, how Namta, now 70 years old, has changed, and the benefits we provide. If you need help renewing, contact us.

We welcome new members! If you are interested and have questions contact us, or you can join Namta.


2020 Art Advocacy Recipients

Creative Enterprise Zone (CEZ) - $2,000
Veterans Alternative, Inc. - $3,000
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Managing Business in the New Normal

Times are different - here is a little history of the first couple of months of the pandemic.