Creative Research & Education Summit 2017

The State of the Arts – Creative Research & Education Summit 2017 will be held in conjunction with the AARE Conference 2017. The cost to attend is in addition the conference registration fee.

Date: Sunday, 26 November 2017
Time: 10:00am – 3:30pm
Venue: National Gallery of Australia – Parkes Pl E, Parkes ACT 2600
Cost: $80.00 for AARE members, $100.00 for non-members

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About the Summit

The Creativity Summit 2017 will provide a forum for academics, artists, practitioners and researchers to gather to share and debate issues of relevance to policy and practice both nationally and internationally. The Summit will profile current creativity and education research valuing the voices and contributions of our First Nations peoples and cultures and working towards new visions for education and the arts. This year we will also focus on the role of arts and creativity for citizenship and social action. We acknowledge the particular pertinence of such for providing voice and profile for First Nations peoples and cultures with this year being the 50-year anniversary of the 1967 Referendum, 25 years since the Mabo decision and the 20-year anniversary of the ‘Bringing them Home’ Report. The siting of the AARE conference and this summit in Canberra provides a key opportunity to bring these voices to the fore. The educational and arts perspectives of presenters will also highlight the AARE Conference 2017 theme: ‘Education: What’s politics got to do with it?’ with a focus on ‘creativity, arts, education and citizenship’.

Jessica Bulger

Jessica Bulger, Bogong Moths 2007, Relief Lino Print on Velin Arches 300gsm
Image courtesy of Cicada Press, University of Wollongong collection (as part of a series of 5 Lino Prints)

This Summit is convened by the AARE Arts Education Practice Research SIG, the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research SIG and the National Gallery of Australia.

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