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Why and How? 2020

Engaging children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) in creative experiences


Saturday 28 March 2020
10am — 6pm

Open to Accessible

Booking information coming soon

Why & How Conference in the Benjamin West Lecture Theatre

copyright Justine Trickett

Join us for a day of talks, workshops, networking and discussion as we explore, stretch and question creative approaches to engage children with SEND.

This conference will provide a space for attendees to consider approaches and develop ideas around the nature and value of cultural and creative engagement for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

Who should attend this conference?
Anyone who is interested in learning and contributing to learning about how and why we engage children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities in exploring and creating art.

Last year’s attendees were a range of teachers, gallery and museum professionals, consultants and artist educators.

What’s included?
• Access to a range of talks and workshops delivered by SEN teachers, artist educators, disability specialists and gallery and museum professionals
• Session learning materials and handouts
• Lunch and refreshments

You can find a sample programme of the Why and How? 2019 conference here.

Coming with a colleague? We encourage friends and colleagues learning together, so when you buy a ticket, you can buy a second at our reduced ticket price.

Booking information will be available soon. If you would like to be notified when booking for this conference opens, please join our mailing list here.

● Fully booked

● Cancelled

Saturday 28 March 2020

10am — 6pm

Meet in the front hall of Burlington Gardens, Royal Academy of Arts

£75. £55 reductions.

Booking information coming soon