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Register to a symposium of creating connections through art

An international symposium of the project “Creative Connections” will take place in the Palupera Elementary School on 9 August. The programme will focus on different ways of using art to shape children’s social skills. The symposium is part of the main programme of European Capital of Culture Tartu 2024.

04. May

We welcome teachers, social workers, educators, artists and anyone interested in hearing about recent developments in the fields of arts and education, learning about exciting teaching materials, gaining inspiration, sharing their knowledge and making valuable new contacts across sectors. Participants can look forward to a packed programme of presentations, talks, workshops and creative activities in the special atmosphere of the Palupera Manor School and Park. See the programme HERE.

Speakers include local art, design and education professionals: Eva Liisa Kubinyi (EAA), Jane Meresmaa-Roos (Miiamilla Children’s Museum), Sireli Uusmaa (PROTO Discovery Factory), Grete Arro (Tallinn University) and others. There will also be engaging foreign speakers, including Jennie Guy (Ireland, Platform Art School), Mija Renström (Sweden, Göteborgs Konsthall) and several artists. The talks will be moderated by Maarin Ektermann (EKA) and Kristiina Treial (Bullying-Free School Foundation).

The symposium will be held in Estonian and English with simultaneous interpretation.

The symposium registration fee is €20 for early registrants (registration until 15 May). Afterwards, the fee is €30 (registration until 30 June) and €40 (registration from 1 July on).
The participation fee includes coffee breaks and a hot lunch.