The AllaprimA Foundation cooperates with the Finnish organization AREFS
taide ja kulttuuri ry in the field of art and art education.
Until 2011 the AllaprimA Foundation has co-operated with
art centre Saksala ArtRadius in Finland.
The huge collection child art, collected from 35 years art education in the
AllaprimA Art School in the Netherlands, is since 2011 in Hiirola Station and open for
researchers, study and exhibitions.
OpeArtEdu is a co-operation between Etelš-Savon Taidetoimikunta, Mikkeli
Education Department, Saksala ArtRadius and the AllaprimA Foundation to
develop the art education curriculum in primary schools.
With the ICAF child art
organization in Washington is the collaboration based on exchange
of experiences, participating in projects and supporting activities in both
directions. In 2011 Marja de Jong is invited to participate in art workshops
during the I4th Arts Olympiad in Washington.
The German child
art organization little ART in Munich is a partner in exchange about
visions on art education, practical experiences and ideas about projects and
exhibitions. There is a plan to install an exhibition with a selection from
the child art collection of the Foundation.
In 1981 the AllaprimA Art School has organized a part of the exhibition
during the world congress of InSEA in De Doelen in Rotterdam. The exhibition
has got a lot of attention and positive comments from attendees of the
congress. Marja de Jong has give a one hour lecture about the meaning of
The AllaprimA Foundation is invited by the Congress Chair Timo Jokela to
have a symposium during the
InSEA congress in Rovaniemi in June 2010.
In 2011 Marja de Jong has participated in the World Congress of InSEA in
The AllaprimA Foundation co-operates also with several Dutch art
education consultants in developing art programs for primary and secondary
KUNSTlinie in Almere is one of these organizations that is developing
education programs and activities.
With the Austrian organization
IAE (Intercultural Art
Education Vienna Austria) the foundation is planning international seminars
for (art) teachers. The art education facilitator Jessica White is
initiating different projects in east Europe. Intercultural Art Education project
enables appreciation of diversity
within different communities, so
that tolerance can be maintained,
understanding can be reached
and information flow between
communities can increase.
In 2003 the Dutch education publisher DELUBAS has published the
art education method UIT DE KUNST for primary schools. The AllaprimA
Foundation was active involved in the philosophy, background and practical
experiences of this method, which is very successful and used in thousands
of primary schools in the Netherlands.
After the presentation of the book 'kindertekeningen, een beeldverhaal'
exhibition in the KUNSTHAL in Rotterdam in 2001 AllaprimA has co-operate
with the art education department of the University Da Minho in Braga,
Portugal with an exhibition and different workshops art education.
The AllaprimA Foundation has been active in the exchange with the
Belgium OVT organization for art teachers in the Flemish part in Belgium.