AEV is the leading professional association that supports and represents visual arts based educators and the discipline across Victoria.


We foster and enrich learning and teaching experiences through the visual arts by providing resources, advocating on policy, curriculum, and programs, and providing opportunities for partnerships and relationships within the arts community.  AEV aims to promote and support high quality visual arts education as an essential component of a balanced curriculum for all students at all years of schooling in Victoria.

We offer: 

  • Upcoming professional learning programs and events

  • Curriculum news and updates, including AusVELS and the Australian Curriculum
  • A range of resources for art educators and visual arts students
  • A members' only area with additional resources, and our online journal, ARTicle


AEV Conference 2014


  Upcoming AEV events


StArt Up 2015

Sunday 3 May, 3.30pm  |  The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia (Fed Square)

New to teaching the Visual Arts? 


If you are a current student, have recently graduated, or are returning to teaching after a break, AEV is here to support you in your studies or return to work.

By supporting your professional association, you ensure that we can continue to provide professional development, networking opportunities & advocacy for the visual arts.


Find out more about the benefits of membership.


New Visual Arts resources

iPad for Photography Students - Vanja Radisic

A step-by-step guide on how to

use an iPad to capture and edit

photographic images.


Update from VCAA

Download the AusVELS – The Arts presentation

Given by Kathryn Hendy-Ekers 

(Visual Arts Curriculum Manager, VCAA)

 at the 2014 AEV Conference. 

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