The Fourth International Teaching Artist Conference will take place in New York City from 13-15 September. The conference theme is Artist as Instigator: The Role, Responsibility and Impact of Artists in Global Communities
Carnegie Hall, DreamYard, and Lincoln Center Education will host the ITAC4 conference in New York City. This conference brings together teaching artists along with organizations, funders, researchers, and other leaders from around the world to explore key issues of participatory arts practice in a dynamic mix of practical workshops, keynote speeches, site-specific observations, and round-table discussions.
ITAC4 follows three previous International Teaching Artist Conferences, the first held in Oslo in 2012, the second in Brisbane in 2014, and the third in Edinburgh in 2016.
ITAC4 will investigate:
Delegate applications and proposal submissions are now being accepted. Click here to apply.
Attendance at ITAC4 is limited in order to ensure a balanced delegation of artists from around the world and representation from a variety of roles and disciplines within the field. All applications will be carefully reviewed and delegates will be notified by mid-May. Upon e-mail notification that the application has been approved, attendees will be allowed to submit payment and complete their registration.
PROPOSAL SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Friday, February 16, 2018
DELEGATE APPLICATION DEADLINE: Monday, April 30, 2018
PAYMENT DEADLINE: Friday, June 15, 2018
*Optional Pre-Conference Workshops and hosted, small-group dinners will be available for an additional cost. More information coming soon.
Conference registration and full payment must be received by deadlines to qualify for published rates. All funds payable in US dollars.
If a delegate is unable to attend the conference for any reason they may substitute someone else from the same organization. If a delegate is unable to attend, and is not in a position to transfer their place to another person, then the following refund arrangements apply:
ITAC4 Conference Delegates are responsible for arranging their own travel and hotel accommodations. ITAC4 has arranged for a block of rooms at discounted rates at these area hotels.
Other discounted accommodations may be available directly through these sites:
If you are not selected as an ITAC4 delegate, or are unable to travel to New York City for the conference, you can still experience ITAC4 through a live online stream of conference sessions and exclusive interviews and discussions.Stay tuned for more information.
We want to make sure that the conference is accessible to everyone who wishes to attend. Access provisions include: