Art, Diversity & Intercultural Engagement is a 5 day long fully EU subsidised course designed for art and education professionals.

Application Deadline: 16 January, 2012

Course Dates: 2-6 July, 2012

The course is designed to assist educators, curators and professionals involved with migrant and community programming to:
• develop new models and approaches for dealing with challenges of bringing contemporary audiences to art and bringing art to general audiences in their own countries and beyond;
• explore how engagement with art can be a catalyst for social cohesion and peaceful coexistence: how it can help people to open to each other outside of the usual boundaries.
• build resources, skills and opportunities to develop new approaches and paradigms in addressing contemporary audiences and their needs;
• work with art as a forum for inter-cultural dialogue and the socio-political importance of art in development of civil society in a culturally heterogeneous Europe.

Professionals working in institutions involved in art adult, education and social work, in the EU will have their full cost of participation subsidised by the Gruntdtvig mobility grant (this includes cost of travel, accommodation, per diems etc).

To be eligible participants must submit an application by 16 January 2012 to the Grundtvig National Agencies in their country under the LifeLong Learning Programme In-Service Training grant.

The course is also a great opportunity to share experiences with fellow art and education professionals in one of worlds richest art cities.

*Grundtvig eligible countries:Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia Spain, Sweden, The Netherlands,Turkey, United Kingdom

Contact Valerie Kabov for questions, details of the course programme and application for Grundtvig grants.