InSEA Congresses

A pattern of world and regional congresses has developed over the years:


Fédération Internationale pour l’Éducation Artistique

1900  Paris, France   
1904  Berne , Switzerland
1908  London, United Kingdom
1912  Dresden, Germany
1925  Paris, France
1928  Prague, Czechoslovakia 
1935  Brussels, Belgium
1937  Paris, France
1955  Lund, Sweden
1958  Basle, Switzerland 
1962  Berlin, Germany

International Society for Education through Art

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, Yugoslavia 
1975  Sevres, France
1978  Adelaide, Australia 
1981  Rotterdam, The Netherlands 
1984   Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
 
1987 Hamburg, German Federal Republic 
1990  Manila, The Philippines – Cancelled for political reasons 
1993  Montreal, Canada 
1996  Lille, France – Cancelled for financial reasons 
1999  Brisbane, Australia 
2002  New York, USA
2006  Viseu, Portugal 

The importance of its international congresses to the life of InSEA can hardly be over-estimated. Congresses have been its lifeblood, the more or less regular focus of activity that has held the organisation and an international community of art educators together for fifty years. They are an embodiment of InSEA's aim to promote worldwide co-operation in the exchange of ideas in visual arts education and the published proceedings of these events form a valuable resource. The organisers of the 1999 World Congress expressed their purpose succinctly: 

The importance of its international congresses to the life of InSEA can hardly be over-estimated. Congresses have been its lifeblood, the more or less regular focus of activity that has held the organisation and an international community of art educators together for fifty years. They are an embodiment of InSEA's aim to promote worldwide co-operation in the exchange of ideas in visual arts education and the published proceedings of these events form a valuable resource. The organisers of the 1999 World Congress expressed their purpose succinctly: 

In later years regional congresses were held in the intervening years between world congresses and these more 'local' events facilitated wider participation. 

InSEA Regional Congresses 1980-2004

1971  Otaniemi, Finland 
1980  Baden, Austria 
1982   Nicosia, Cyprus 
1983   Sofia, Bulgaria 
1985 Bath, United Kingdom 
1986  Vancouver, Canada 
1988  Lagos, Nigeria 
1988  Stockholm, Sweden 
1989  Cairo, Egypt 
1992  Helsinki, Finland 
1994  Lisbon, Portugal 
1995  Taichung, Republic of China 
1995  Manila, The Philippines 
1997 Glasgow, Scotland  
1998  Tokyo, Japan
2000  Poznan, Poland
2001  Sun Moon Lake, Taiwan ROC
2003  2003 ‘InSEA on Sea’, Stockholm, Helsinki & Tallinn 
2004  Istanbul & Cappadocia, Turkey 
2004  Beijing, People’s Republic of China

 

Note: For congresses after 2006  READ HERE