Table of Contents

IMPACT: Imagining Together

The Distinct Power of Arts to Transform Conflict

Strategic Priorities and Plans

Values and Discourse Principles

Learning Exchanges


Multilingual Reports




Get Involved


Upcoming Events:

  • February 27-29: IMPACT is attending the Art at Risk Conference in Zurich, Switzerland
  • March 24-29: IMPACT is partnering with the International Community Arts Festival in Rotterdam, Netherlands and hosting 2 sessions
  • April 21-22: Next IMPACT Virtual Learning Exchange: An introduction to the arts, culture, and conflict transformation ecosystem


Listen: Think Tank Discussion on the Emerging ACCT Field
Hosted by the International Teaching Artist Conference (ITAC)


New Report- "Imagine IMPACT: An emerging strategy to strengthen the arts, culture, and conflict transformation ecosystem"

impact report


New Partner: International Community Arts Festival (ICAF)
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Questions or ideas? Please contact IMPACT’s Project Manager Armine Avetisyan:



2019 Learning Exchanges

Virtual Learning Exchange in Spanish

March 28, 2019

IMPACT, in partnership with Fundación Cambio Democrático (FCD) and Fundación Crear Vale la Pena Foundation (CVLP) co-convened the first Spanish language exchange designed especially for Latin America since the region has an important tradition in the field of Art, Culture and Conflict Transformation. More than 130 participants based in  social organizations, the government, schools, universities, international organizations, foundations, artists collectives joined the online conversation from Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, Brasil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, England, France, Holland, Honduras, Italy, Mexico, Peru, Spain, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela  to share and analyze the accomplishments and challenges of Latin-American organizations, states and networks in their everyday work. The conveners intended for the conversation to give the chance to participants to gain perspective about the impact of their practices, the richness of their thinking, and the opportunities and difficulties of their work.


Read the Learning Exchange Summary in English


Virtual Learning Exchange on Higher Education Engagement in Arts, Culture and Conflict Transformation

April 26, 2019

More than 40 scholars, researchers, and practitioners from Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Israel, Kenya, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Serbia, South Africa, Switzerland, United Kingdom, USA furthered the understanding of the role that higher education organisations play in supporting ACCT practice through:

  • fostering research
  • designing teaching and learning
  • and enhancing regional and global networks in the field

Read the Learning Exchange Summary


Listen: Think Tank Discussion on the Emerging ACCT Field
Hosted by the International Teaching Artist Conference (ITAC)

ITC logoDuring the July 30th Think Tank discussion hosted by the International Teaching Artist Conference (ITAC) on the emerging field of Art, Culture and Conflict Transformation” (ACCT), IMPACT colleagues Cynthia Cohen, Mary Ann Hunter from Tasmania, and Carmen Olaechea from Argentina explored the emerging field of ACCT and intersections of education, arts and peacebuilding. Learn more about IMPACT.



Additional Virtual Learning Exchanges in English

Additional exchanges in English are planned for:

  • July 2019
  • September 2019

Stay tuned! More information will be posted soon.