International Conference for Artists-Teachers was held on 9-10 February in Minsk

More than 100 teachers and heads of art schools and studios, other specialists in the field of culture and artistic education from Belarus, Russia, the Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Austria and USA took part in the conference.


The two-day programme was full of events: reports on modern artistic education were made, art schools and studios from different countries were presented, different international contests’ organizers recounted their activities.

During the Conference there opened an exhibition of instructional and final works on the subject “Composition” made by the students of Gunefa Matjushenkova, a teacher at Slutsk children’s art school.

A meeting with the jury and an express exhibition of the wining works of the VIth International Art and Graphics Contest “In My Homeland” concluded the Conference.

The Conference provided an opportunity for teachers from different countries to meet, discuss the current situation in the sphere of art education, share the experience and methodological achievements and establish new contacts.

Participants of the Conference received album-catalogues of the exhibiting works of the “In My Homeland” contest which will become a great methodological material for schools and studios.