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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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October 21st, 8:45 pm

Tasmanian Art Teachers - TATA

Fantastic event coming up this Friday with UTAS School of Creative Arts Dr Jan Hogan! ❤️ ... See MoreSee Less

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October 21st, 8:34 am

Tasmanian Art Teachers - TATA

Tassie art teachers who attended the National Visual Art Education Conference at the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra in 2019 will recall Sally Smart’s fantastic keynote. Here’s a chance to hear her again as part of the #knowmyname series in conversation with Griselda Pollock! 😍 ... See MoreSee Less

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October 20th, 7:42 pm

Tasmanian Art Teachers - TATA

National Children's Week is 24 October to Sunday 1 November 2020

Let's draw to mark the occasion! ✏️🖍🖊✏️CHILDREN’S WEEK ACTIVITY: Blind contour drawing. Senior Lecturer in Arts Education at the University of Tasmania, Dr Abbey MacDonald, is teaming up with the Peter Underwood Centre to encourage you to draw, and draw often. All you will need for this online learning activity is a pencil, a piece of paper and masking tape. The activity will be targeted at grade 5-6 students, but people of all ages are encouraged to participate.

Register and tune in to UCTV Alive for Kids from 9.15am-9:55am on Thursday, October 29. #UnderwoodCentre #cwtas2020 #childrensweek2020
REGISTER HERE: bityl.co/42Lx
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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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