Best, Next and Radical Practice in Participatory Arts


The Third International Teaching Artist Conference (ITAC3) – Best, next and radical practice in participatory arts – brought together over 200 attendees including artists, organisations, funders and researchers from 17 countries around the world, to explore the best thinking and practice in participatory arts /teaching artistry informed by projects, practice and research in the field.

The conference ran from 3-5 August in Edinburgh and included 62 sessions exploring key issues relating to participatory arts practice.  The sessions, delivered by 91 speakers and presenters, included a mix of keynote speeches, panel sessions, curated conversations, practical workshops, round-table discussions, poster sessions and a film programme.

Catch up on ITAC3
Curious to know what went on at ITAC3 or want to relive favourite moments? You can browse reflections from the ITAC3 conference and catch up on a range of conference sessions here and on the ArtWorks Scotland website.

@Itac3C What joy. Pure energizing joy=ITAC3… Can’t wait for NYC-ITAC4 in 2018!

               Images: Brian Hartley/ITAC3, 3-5 August 2016, Edinburgh



Read about our conference programme and speakers

Image of children from Towerbank Primary School visiting Edinburgh's Festival Theatre


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