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50th Conference of the International Visual Literacy Association

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National Louis University 122 S. Michigan Ave Chicago, IL 60603

The Silversmith Hotel 10 S Wabash Ave Chicago, IL 60603

Chicago, IL 02138

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Theme: Viewing the Past, Picturing the Present, Designing the Future

Celebrating 50 Years of the International Visual Literacy Association

The 50th Annual International Visual Literacy Association Conference will take place in Chicago, Illinois at National Louis University November 1-4, 2018.

The conference theme is Viewing the Past, Picturing the Present, Designing the Future. The conference will bring international scholars and researchers, teachers and students, artists, scientists and other professionals to Chicago to participate in an exciting exchange of ideas about visual literacy and how it has developed over the years and speculate on its future. This theme will be explored through presentations including PechaKucha, workshops, and other experiences.

Chicago is an ideal location for the 2018 50th International Visual Literacy Conference as the windy city is easily accessible from anywhere around the globe can reach the city thanks to its two international airports and transport is fluid.

Chicago is a visual hub thanks to the Chicago Art Institute, the Field Museum, the Museum of Science and Industry and many other visual treasures.

The conference is hosted by National Louis University which is located across the street from the Art Institute of Chicago and Millennium Park.

At Millennium Park, discover a state-of-the-art collection of architecture, landscape design, and art that provide the backdrop for hundreds of free cultural programs including concerts, exhibitions, tours, and family activities. In Millennium Park, you’ll find a new kind of town square – a lively, spectacular gathering spot located in the heart of the city.

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Art Institute of Chicago, recently named the Best Museum in the World by Trip Advisor, has offered two events to IVLA Conference participants one on Thursday and one Sunday.

THURSDAY

Thursday, November 1, 3-5 p.m. A tour and presentation by the staff of the AIC's Ryan Learning Center, and the Crown Educator Resource Center. The presentation will focus on approaches and techniques for guiding teachers and other educators in designing and implementing visual literacy development activities and inquiry-based strategies for students of all ages. Free to Registrants, but limited to the first 15-20 participants interested. It is a pre-conference 'workshop' for teachers, educators, museum educators, and others.

SUNDAY

Sunday, Nov. 4: Each interested registrant will receive a ticket to get into the AIC on Sunday, Nov. 4, 10:30-5:00.

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