World Congresses

Year Congress    
1957 The Hague, The Netherlands    
1957 The Hague, The Netherlands    
1960 Manila, The Philippines    
1963 Montreal, Canada    
1966 Prague, Czechoslovakia    
1969 New York, USA    
1970 Coventry, United Kingdom    
1972 Zagreb, Yugoslavi    
1975 Sevres, France    
1978 Adelaide, Australia    
1981 Rotterdam, The Netherland    
1984 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil    
1987 Hamburg, Germany    
1990 Manila, The Philippines, Cancelled for political reason    
1993 Montreal, Canada    
1996 Lille, France, Cancelled for financial reasons    
1999 Brisbane, Australia    
2002 New York, USA Dr. June Cleavage's keynote art education - 1; Dr. June Cleavage Art Education keynote speech - 2)  June Cleavage and Graeme Sullivan (Intro)  
2006 Viseu, Portugal (delayed from 2005 due to UNESCO World Congress on Arts Education taking place in Lisbon, Portugal 2006)

Interdisciplinary Dialogues in Art Education - Abstract Proceedings

2008 Osaka, Japan

Osaka, Japan - Visit the official website to read more about the congress theme and the program. Click here to view the Photo Gallery.

2011 Budapest, Hungary


32th InSEA world congress,  Budapest 2011


Download here Herbert Read Lecture by John Steers. 

2014 Melbourne, ;Australia


34th InSEA World Congress - "Diversity through Art"
The MCG, Melbourne, Australia
July 7th to 11th, 2014
Please visit

2017 August, Daegu, South Korea

35th World Congress of the Int’l Society for Education Through Art _ InSEA

 August 7-11,2017

|   Spirit ∞ Art ∞ Digital   |

EXCO (Exhibition and Convention Center), Daegu, S. Korea, August 7 (Mon.) – 11 (Fri.), 2017




2019 Vancouver, Canada  


Regional Congresses/InSEA Seminars

Year Place  
1970 Los Angeles, CA, USA  
1980 Baden, Austria  
1982 Nicosia, Cyprus  
1983 Sofia, Bulgaria  
1985 Bath, United Kingdom  
1986 Vancouver, Canada  
1988 Lagos, Nigeria  
1985 Bath, United Kingdom  
1988 Stockholm, Sweden  
1989 Cairo, Egypt  
1989 Darwin, Australia  
1992 Helsinki, Finland  
1994 Lisbon, Portugal  
1995 Taichung, Republic of China  
1995 Manila, The Philippines  
1997 Glasgow, Scotland  
1998 Tokyo, Japan  
2000 Poznan, Poland  
2000 Tempe, AZ, USA  
2001 Sun Moon Lake, Taiwan ROC  
2003 ‘InSEA on Sea’, Stockholm, Helsinki & Tallinn   
2004 Beijing, People’s Republic of China  

Istanbul & Cappadocia, Turkey

in partnership with Görsel Sanatlar Eğitimi Derneği 

2007 Heidelberg, Germany

Art Education Research and Development Congress
17 -20 July 2007, Heidelberg - Karlsruhe, Germany

2007 Seoul, Korea (8/20/07-8/24/07)  
  The Latin American and Caribbean Congress of Art/Education, in conjunction with the 19th National Congress of the Federation of Art/Educators of Brazil (CONFAEB in the Portuguese acronym)
2009 Ljubljana, Slovenia ( InSEA Seminar) ( Programme) To download pdf click here
2010 Rovaniemi, Lapland, Finland

European InSEA Regional Conference, Rovaniemi, Lapland, Finland, 2010 

2011 New Paltz, New York, USA ,  in partnership with USSEA  
2012 Limassol, Cyprus, in partnership with Cyprus Society for Education through Ar ( Proceedings) 

InSEA European Congress, Lemesos Cyprus from June 25-27, 2012. The theme of the conference was 'Art Education at the Crossroad of Cultures' 

2012  Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, in partnership with USSEA  
2013 Canterbury, UK, in partnership with NSEAD (Abstract Proceedings)


Canterbury Christ Church University (CCCU)

Tales Of Curiosity - DOWNLOAD PROGRAMME 


European InSEA Regional  Conference in Lisbon,

Portugal, partnership  with APECV

A few words about InSEA , from the European Regional InSEA congress, Lisboa, 7th july 2015





AME Regional congress,  Cairo,  3-6 April 2016

6th October University, Egypt. Creativity and dialogue of cultures

partnership with AMESEA


Vienna regional  conference , September 2016

Vienna regional  conference , September 2016

Art and Design Education in Times of Change
University of Applied Arts Vienna
22–24 September 2016





2018 Regional Congresses







2019 InSEA SEMINAR- Art Education: Conflicts and Connections, Malta 9-11 October 2019