OPA Association for Promotion of Visual Culture
OPA udruga za promicanje vizualne kulture / OPA Association for Promotion of Visual Culture was established by art teachers, who wanted to meet the needs of all professionals who work in the aspect of education in the visual arts and visual communication field. One of the main goals of OPA is to network with institutions and individuals involved in visual culture. Through its activities, OPA aims to draw attention to the importance of visual competence in contemporary (Croatian) society and emphasize the need to create a unified policy of visual culture.
OPA activitely organises educational workshops, competitions, exhibitions, public events, symposiums and forums that promote the importance of education for visual content.
Since 2009, OPA has collaborated with various vocational and educational institutions such as the Croatian Designers Association (HDD), Croatian Association of Visual Artsist (HDLU), Association of Architects Zagreb (DAZ), Croatian Chamber of Architects (HKA), Academy of Fine Arts (ALU Zagreb), Faculty for teaching training (UF Zagreb) and others, as well as prominent individuals in the field of design, architecture, fine arts and art education.