501 Statement

The Council for Art Education, Inc. (CFAE) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization created in 1984 through its primary sponsor, The Art & Creative Materials Institute, Inc. (ACMI).

  • ACMI is an international association and a leading authority on art and craft materials. It represents over 200 art, craft and creative material manufacturers promoting safety in art and creative products.  
  • With over 70 years of experience, ACMI’s program for children’s art materials leads the industry, certifying children’s art materials as non-toxic and adult products as properly labeled for safe use.