InSEA is an international community dedicated to advocacy, networking and the advancement of research in art education.

InSEA members enjoy these benefits every year:

1 Professional publications including three issues of InSEA iMAG; (3?) e-newsletters and three online issues of the International Journal of Education through Art and full access to every article published in the Journal since 2005 (normal price $68.00).

2 Opportunities for professional development and networking nationally and internationally with colleagues at all phases of education in the largest international society for art education.

3 Full access to the member’s area of the InSEA website, get support and join the debate with colleagues about research advocacy and good practice in art education in our online forums.

4 Discount rates to attend InSEA local, national and international events such as congresses and conferences.

As a member of the international community of art educators you can:

Keep up to date with developments in art education:

  • Three online issues per year of the International Journal of Education through Art and full access to every article published in the Journal since 2005 (IJEtA on-line, free access for members; IJETA printed copies: 50% discount for members).

  • Cutting edge e-magazine: stay fully informed about art education practices around the world.

  • Newsletter with information of professional relevance.

  • Resources on art education advocacy, research and praxis in the members’ area of InSEA web page.

  • Attend InSEA congresses and Endorsed congresses with reduced fees.

  • Access InSEA E-publications and InSEA endorsed E-publications for free or with reduced prices in our online bookshelf (coming soon).

Network on a national or worldwide basis:

  • Contact art educators from your own country or around the world on a virtual basis through our online member database.

  • Meet up with art educators from around the world in congresses or conferences (Endorsed; InSEA regional; InSEA world congress).

  • Initiate or participate in art education projects.

  • Establish or take part in InSEA virtual or actual exhibitions.

  • Take part in exchange projects (artist – teachers in residency) as a host or as a guest.

Advocate for art education in your country and internationally

  • Help organise an InSEA local event or congress

  • Ask InSEA officers to write letters of support to your government, local authorities, etc.

  • Assist visual art educators’ voices to be heard at the World Alliance for Arts Education WAAE (InSEA is a founding member of the alliance).

  • Promote good practice and enable art educators’ voices to be heard at UNESCO, InSEA is a NGO member.



As a member of InSEA, you will: 

Join a community of experts that recognises and validates the achievements of art educators in both research and praxis with the following awards:

  • Herbert Read Award (individuals whose scholarly work has influenced the thinking of art educators in his or her own country or throughout).

  • Ziegfeld Award (arts education leaders who have forged new directions in art education).

  • Bassiouny Award (individuals who have developed new and effective forms of international communication and/or mentoring, or international arts exchanges, or whose commitment to social justice in the arts have modified or changed cultures).

  • Doctoral Research Award (outstanding doctoral thesis in visual arts education).

  • Certificates and Awards for artists/teachers participating in InSEA activities.

  • Certificates and Awards for schools and students participating in InSEA activities.

Discover opportunities to publish and make your publications available to a subject-specific audience, for example you can:

  • Submit articles to iMAG (InSEA e-magazine).

  • Have your own publications endorsed by InSEA.

  • Publish your work in partnership with InSEA.

Present your publications and disseminate information about projects worldwide

  • Send your calls, announcements and exhibition notices to the InSEA newsletter.

  • Post calls and information in the InSEA webpage.

  • Send your own resources on art education advocacy, research or praxis to the InSEA webpage.