8th International Conference of Artists-Teachers “Modern Art Education of Children and the Young”

The Conference is to be held at the Green Cross Belarus Educational Centre on February 2-3, 2017, immediately after the jury of the International Contests of the project “In My Homeland” completes its work.

We invite teachers and lecturers of fine arts, managers of art educational establishments, art critics, publishers, and all other stakeholders, to participate in the Conference.


The Conference’s tasks:

  • To discuss pressing issues of art education;
  • To provide a platform for sharing experiences among practicing teachers;
  • To establish cooperation between art institutions.

The Conference’s programme will include 3 parts:

  • Review part: presentation and analysis of works made by the participants of the contests “In My Homeland”, presentations of art institutions, international art contests and projects from different countries.
  • Methodological part: speeches of experienced teachers from different countries who are ready to share their best practices with colleagues.
  • Discussion part: speeches on relevant topics related to the sphere of art education.

Topics to discuss planned for this year:

  • “Subject work”;
  • “Etude”;
  • “Cartoon at the children’s art studio and school”.

The programme of the Conference also includes visiting art institutions in Minsk, as well as museums, galleries and art exhibitions.

Fill in the application form for participation in the Conference

If you have any questions on the Conference, you can ask them by phone +375 29 667 57 80 (Natalia) and +375 29 989 98 18 (Larisa)

How to get to educational centre from Minsk:

By train to Zarechnoe station See the timetable

from metro station "Vostok" ("Ushod") by bus to Smolevichi till the Zarechnoe station (final stop) See the timetable
then from Zarechnoe station by bus to Zhodzino. The stop near the left turn after Ryaby Slup village and cemetery. See the timetable

The transport of organization will wait for participants the first day of conferance at the Zarechnoe station (near shop "Euroopt"):

1 trip - 9.15

2 trip - 9.45

Recomended transport from Minsk:

train from Instytut Kultury station departure time - 7.37, arrival time - 8.46

train from Minsk-Vostochnyj station (metro station Proletarskaya) departure time - 8.43, arrival time - 9.44

bus from metro station Vostok (Ushod) departure time - 8.34 and 9.06 (buses depart every 10 min., here are the most convinient)



Green Cross International
Green Cross Switzerland
Green Cross Russia
Republican Centre of Ecology and Local History
MCPO “Union of Aritsts-Teachers”