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The Tasmanian Art Teachers' Association provides art education advice, information and assistance to members. TATA advocates for the Visual Art education sector in relation to policy and curriculum development to build social capital through quality art education.

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Tasmanian Art Teachers Association

Artwork by Piper Newman
(Grade 10 Riverside High School)

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TATA serves members who are specialist art teachers; educators who teach art; student art teachers and professionals engaged in art education.

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February 27th, 6:25 am

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Our first PL opportunity for 2020 is being held at MONA; with two additional 'open classroom' experiences beforehand if you want to be a part of those too!

Friday March 27th.

Open Classroom #1: Elizabeth College - 9:30am - 10:30am

Open Classroom #2: The Friends' School - 11am - 12pm

MONA PL: 1pm - 3pm

TATA member: $25
Non-member: $45

Drink and lunch provided on arrival.
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February 25th, 4:36 pm

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Attn: Tassie art teachers! 📢📢📢

Applications are closing soon (this Thursday, 27 Feb) for Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery's Hobart Current education program. Don't miss out on this opportunity to pair your secondary school class with an exciting contemporary artist exchange!

Details belowAttention Tasmanian secondary school teachers!

Expressions of interest are now open for classes in years 7 – 10 to be part of a fantastic education program.

Hobart Current is a new major biennial program that will nurture and showcase contemporary artists working across performance, music, film, design, visual art and literature.

The education program will pair classes with contemporary artists from Hobart Current, to embark on an exciting creative exchange during Terms 1 and 2 in 2020.

Applications close Thursday 27 February 2020. Find out more and apply at form.jotform.com/200229266712046
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TATA Upcoming Events

NEW Teaching Resource: On Albatross Island

On Albatross Island drawings by Richard Wastell

Check out the "On Albatross Island" exhibition. This online gallery has been developed to accompany the On Albatross Island Education Kit.

The On Albatross Island Education Kit has been developed by art education specialists from the Tasmanian Art Teachers Association (TATA) in collaboration with Art Education Australia (AEA), and consultation with a range of education and cultural community and Arts industry stakeholders.

Professional Learning at MONA + Hadley's Art Prize RESOURCE 

Art Teachers from all over Tasmania participated in the MONA Professional Learning event in March 2018. Participants indulged in complex discussions about the current and future states of Arts Education in Tasmania and viewed exciting resources, such as: The Hadley's Art Prize Education Kit.

"Aligned with the Australian Curriculum, it has been developed by art education specialists in partnership with the Hadley’s Art Prize curator, and is endorsed by Art Education Australia, the peak national professional association that supports and promotes art education at all levels within Australia. Schools groups are encouraged to use the Education Kit and visit the finalists’ exhibition." - Hadley's Art Prize

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