ORGANISERS & PARTNERS
The main organiser of this conference is the Czech Section of INSEA in cooperation with partners. We are honoured that this event is endorsed by InSEA.
Meet art educators from around the world. Participate, share advocacy resources; research and praxis in art education.
"Education through art is a natural means of learning at all periods of the development of the individual, fostering values and disciplines essential for full intellectual, emotional and social development of human beings in a community." InSEA Constitution
Czech Section of INSEA
The Czech Section of INSEA is a voluntary non-profit association which is a collective member of the international organization of International Society for Education through Art and which aims at promoting cooperation in education through art and education towards art. The Czech Section of INSEA is a national section of this significant world-wide organization and was set up in 1967.
The mission of the Czech Section of INSEA is to encourage and advance education through art and the didactic discourse of art education as well as to contribute to the international cooperation in this area. The association monitors and shares experience from abroad, publishes specialized texts and reports, and dispenses information on world-wide activities in the field of education through visual art in the whole and broadly perceived sphere of aesthetic education.
The Czech Section of INSEA organizes conferences and educational seminars, and is dedicated to the advancement of theoretical research in this area.
United States Society for Education through Art
The United States Society for Education Through the Arts (USSEA) commits to actively lead and support multicultural and cross cultural initiatives that foster teamwork, collaboration, and communication among diverse constituencies in order to achieve greater understanding of the social and cultural aspects of the arts and visual culture in education.
USSEA was founded in 1977 as an affiliate of the International Society for Education Through Art (InSEA) and the National Art Education Association(NAEA). It is a national association representing persons working in curriculum development, teaching, and research related to art education and cultural knowledge. USSEA is a society of art educators who share interests in multicultural and cross-cultural concerns in art education with others nationally and internationally to promote greater understanding and respect for learners from all backgrounds through research, art curricula, instruction, and practices that are inclusive and sensitive.
Palacký University Olomouc
Faculty of Education
Department of Art Education
Palacký University Olomouc is a university with long-standing tradition. Founded in the 16th century, it is the oldest university in Moravia and the second-oldest university in the Czech Republic. Today it is a modern higher education facility with a wide range of study programmes and copious scientific and research activities. In 2019, more than 22 000 students studied in accredited study programmes, exchange programmes and lifelong learning programmes at eight faculties. Palacký University Olomouc is one of the very top Czech universities, and ranks among the best universities in the world, according to international rankings.
Palacký University Olomouc is one of the most important Central European centres of education and research, boasting achievements on the European and global levels in a number of disciplines. The eight faculties of Palacký University offer 749 Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral study programmes. Applicants may choose from a broad variety of programmes, ranging from theology, education, physical culture and sports, through the humanities, social sciences and arts, to natural, medical, and health sciences. The credit system at UP is fully compatible with ECTS – The European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System. The prestigious status of the University in Olomouc is confirmed each year by the vast numbers of young applicants, as well as mature students such as seniors and other interested persons.
Canterbury Christ Church University
For more than 50 years, Canterbury Christ Church University has been a big part of the Kent community, providing education which makes a real and positive difference to people’s lives. Canterbury Christ Church University started out as a teacher training college in the 1960s in response to a national shortage of teachers. Today we continue to shape our courses and research around critical social issues both nationally and globally. Inspired by our Church of England foundation, the University’s mission is to pursue excellence in higher education: transforming individuals, creating knowledge, enriching communities and building a sustainable future.
Olomouc Museum of Art
Olomouc Museum of Art was established in 1951 as a part of the Regional Museum in Olomouc. After the year 1989 it became an independent institution with its activities (exhibitions, performances, education) now being carried out in three different locations. The Museum is operated by the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic. The museum has more than 90 750 collection items which makes it the third biggest institution of its kind in the Czech Republic. Museum presents both long-term and short-term exhibitions of mainly 20th and 21st century art. Since 2007 preparations have been carried out for the transformation of this part of the Museum of Art into the Olomouc Central European Forum. Archdiocesan Museum Olomouc was established in 1998 in cooperation with the Olomouc Archbishopric as the first museum in the Czech Republic focused on spiritual culture. Its premises also include the Romanesque Palace of the Moravian Bishops near St. Wenceslas Basilica at Olomouc Přemyslid Castle. As of the year 1999 the northern part of the former Castle was gradually reconstructed for the needs of the Museum, i.e. the building of the chapter deanery and its husbandry yard. It was opened to public on 1 June 2006. Archdiocesan Museum Kroměříž was established in 2007 as a part of the Museum at the Archbishop’s Palace in the town of Kroměříž. It administers all the local collections amounting to some 105,000 items. Apart from the gallery and historical libraries, a permanent exhibition of gardening in the Czech Lands will be opened. The Archbishop’s Palace in Kroměříž along with its unique historical gardens were proclaimed a national cultural monument in 1995 and recorded onto the UNESCO List of World Cultural and Natural Heritage in 1998.