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.

Online Proceedings
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 Congress Notes Image
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    
2004 Istanbul & Cappadocia, Turkey    
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

see  photos from the congress

2011 New Paltz, New York, USA     
2012 Limassol, Cyprus ( 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    
2013 Canterbury, UK (Abstract Proceedings)


Canterbury Christ Church University (CCCU)

Tales Of Curiosity - DOWNLOAD PROGRAMME 


European InSEA Regional  Conference in Lisbon,


in conjunction with APECV

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



2016 2nd AME Regional congress,  Cairo,

 AME Regional congress,  Cairo,  3-6 April 2016

6th October University, Egypt
Creativity and dialogue of cultures


  Vienna regional  conferences , September 2016

 Vienna regional  conferences , September 2016

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


2018 Regional Congresses

Africa and Middle East InSEA Regional Congress, Cairo, Egypt,  1-4 April 2018

European Regional InSEA Congress, Helsinki, Finland, June 2018

Africa and Middle East InSEA Regional Congress, Cairo, Egypt,  1-4 April 2018

Latin America InSEA Regional Congress,  Santiago Chile, July 2018



InSEA Asia Regional Congress, Hong Kong, 8-10 December 2018






2018 InSEA Seminars


InSEA Seminar , Tessaloniki, Greece, 16 -18 July 2018

InSEA SEMINAR Building social cohesion through Arts Education, Walvis Bay, Namibia, 29 Oct-2 November 2018