Onsite and online
Onsite tickets: $410 Early Bird (until allocation exhausted) | $480 Standard | $380 Pre-Service Teachers
Online tickets: $100 Standard | $50 Concession
For more details about ticket prices and concession and pre-service teacher options go to the NVAEC page on the website.
The National Visual Art Education Conference (NVAEC) brings together teachers, artists, cultural practitioners and thought-leaders to inspire and energise best-practice teaching and learning in the visual arts. NVAEC is a key professional development opportunity for educators working in schools, arts, health and community organisations, with a national focus on arts education.
Emily Kam Kngwarray co-curator Kelli Cole will deliver the opening keynote at NVAEC, followed by an exclusive tour of the exhibition alongside National Gallery Educators for onsite participants.
Kelli Cole is a Warumungu and Luritja woman from central Australia and curator of Special Projects for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Department at the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra. She has worked on major projects at the Gallery since 2007, including the National Indigenous Art Triennial in 2007 and 2012, 2018, 2021 and assisted in the development of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander galleries in 2010.
She has written on various aspects of Indigenous art for Gallery publications, including the magazine Artonview, and for the 2014 special Indigenous issue of Artlink, and the 2020 September edition of the Australian Vogue magazine, which showcased artist Betty Muffler an Aṉangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands in South Australia. Kelli has curated several exhibitions including Alive and Spirited 2015. She was employed as a consultant curator at the National Museum of Australia and curated Unsettled: Stories within an exhibition showcasing five leading First Nations artists, responding to the National Museum of Australia’s major exhibition, Encounter 2016. Kelli co-curated Resolution: new Indigenous photo media travelling exhibition and Body Language exhibition 2019.
Kelli is the co-curator with Hetti Perkins of Emily Kam Kngwarray at the National Gallery, 2 Dec 2023 – 28 Apr 2024.