Art in Education – Building Partnerships with Artists, Schools, Young People and Communities

The objective of the conference is to establish an interdisciplinary arena for dialogue and knowledge exchange about the significance of art in school. The target groups for the conference are practitioners within the field of education as well as research and education staff within universities and university colleges.

The conference is financially supported by The Research Council of Norway (NFR).

Call for papers

We invite national and international researchers, teachers and artists to the conference which focuses on topics such as the effects of collective art experiences on learning environments, the impact of creative joy on learning, and the power of artistic exploration. Please see call for papers for Art in Education.


The programme is under preparation, and will feature paper presentations, panel discussions, artistic performances, cultural activities/excursions and a reception at the Oslo City Hall. Updates to the programme will be published here on OsloMets web page.

Confirmed international keynote speakers so far are:

Other confirmed speakers: 


A registration link will be available via OsloMet's web page in the spring of 2019 (April/May).




For any enquiries relating to the organization of the conference, please contact:

See also

Facebook event for Art in Education