"ITAC4 was the first time in a long time I was around a group that cared most about each other and art, not organizations and strategy. "
ITAC4 participant


Welcome to ITAC, the International Teaching Artist Conference, and thank you for visiting our website!

The International Teaching Artist conference brings together artists, organizations, funders, and researchers from all over the world to explore key issues relating to participatory arts practices.  Read more about ITAC following the link below.

We look forward to meeting you at the next conference.

Joan Parr

Chair, International Teaching Artist Collaborative

Previous Conferences

The first ITAC Conference took place in Norway in 2012, instigated by Marit Ulvund through Seanse Art Center and involving Eric Booth.  Following the success of the first ITAC conference and the needs expressed by the teaching artist delegates, the organisers made a commitment to hold a biennual international conference focussing on the work of teaching artists.  The second ITAC was held in Brisbane in 2014, the third in Edinburgh in 2016, and the fourth in New York City in 2018.

Follow the links to read more about the previous conferences.


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