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Bangalore | Arts Education Conference - Diversity and Social Justice

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Arts Education Conference 2012: Diversity and Social Justice will be held on February 3 & 4, 2012 at the National Gallery of Modern Art, Bangalore, organised by the Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan & India Foundation for the Arts.

Greetings from Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan & India Foundation for the Arts (IFA). We are pleased to annouce the 3rd edition of the Arts Education Conference, February 3 & 4, 2012. National Gallery of Modern Art, Bangalore. Over the past three years, IFA, in partnership with the Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan, has intensively focused on the empowerment of the school teacher under one of its major funding programmes, Arts Education. This far-reaching initiative called ‘Kali-Kalisu’ has brought multi-pronged Arts Education workshops to over 500 teachers in rural and small-town Karnataka. As an extension to this project, the Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan and IFA are jointly hosting a major Arts Education Conference on 3rd and 4th of February, 2012, at the National Gallery of Modern Art, Bangalore. The title of the conference is 'The Artist & Education - Diversity & Social Justice'. Participation in the Arts Education Conference is open to key stakeholders in Arts Education in India and abroad. Artists, teachers, educationists, policy makers, donors and organisations interested in issues related to diversity and social justice are welcome to attend - registration required. For further information, download the concept note pdf. here The Goethe-Institut is the cultural institute of the Federal Republic of Germany with a global reach. Known in India as the Max Mueller Bhavan, the Institute promotes knowledge of the German language abroad and fosters international cultural cooperation. Among other goals in the cultural arena, the Goethe-Institut lays major emphasis on executing and supporting projects that focus on capacity building and infrastructure. India Foundation for the Arts is an independent, professionally-managed philanthropic organisation, based in Bangalore. IFA enriches the practice, knowledge, public access to, and experience of the arts in India, by providing strategic support for innovative projects and capacity building across the arts.

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