The Federal Association of Cultural Youth Education (Bundesvereinigung Kulturelle Kinder- und Jugendbildung, BKJ) is the umbrella organisation of arts education for children and young people in Germany.
It is an association of 56 institutions, professional and regional associations of arts education for children and young people that operate on a nationwide level. They represent disciplines such as music, play, theatre, dance, rhythm, graphic design, literature, museums, media, circus and further training in arts education.
BKJ represents the youth, education and cultural policy interests of arts education. It operates on a regional, national and international level. It provides professional and conceptual guidance to its members. It encourages exchange of information and experience and provides practical impetus with its model projects.