About engage

engage is a membership organisation representing gallery, art and education professionals in the UK and over 20 countries worldwide. engage promotes access to, enjoyment and understanding of the visual arts through gallery education.

We are the UK's most effective advocacy and support organisation for gallery education.



Y.A.K. showcase at firstsite
Saturday 12 April, 7 - 9pm firsite, ColchesterFree, booking essentialfirstsite's Young Art Kommunity (Y.A.K.) invites you to join them for this special showcase evening celebrating their recent projects. The event includes the premiere of new films Talk Don’t Rant and Fitting Out of Place, produced in collaboration with artist Ilona Sagar, ... Full story

Seminar - Work of mutual interest: Galleries and artists engaging with audiences
Scottish National Portrait Gallery,1 Queen Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1JD Wednesday 23rd April 2014,         10.30am - 4pm This discussion seminar offers an opportunity to hear about recent projects where galleries have worked with artists to engage with people through off-site programmes.Looking at why and how projects have developed from ... Full story

Arts Award and Artsmark training : Culture Shift
May 2014 - February 2015Culture Shift, BrightonAs a training agency for Artsmark and Arts Award, Culture Shift is offering training opportunities on both programmes.The courses will take place between May 2014 and February 2015. Artsmark training is for educational settings only, and is free to members of the Artsmark network.For more information ... Full story

Behind the Scenes of the Museum: Artists in Collections
National Museums Wales
14 May 2014
This day-long symposium, for artists, curators and museum professionals, examines how artists can work with museum collections to both extend and enhance artists' practice and open collections up in new and interesting ways. The event will feature curator and writer, James Putnam, Andrew Renton, Head of Applied Art at the National ... Full details

International perspectives on participation and engagement in the arts
Utrecht, Netherlands
20th June 2014 21st June 2014
-Networking between academics, policy makers and arts practitioners-Transfer of best practices in participatory arts  and participatory decision-making in cultural policy -Policy transfer between different countries, municipalities and public service sectors-International speakers for comparative analysis Since the 1980s there has been a growing international focus on participation in public policy, whether ... Full details

Curious Colours Primary day
Turner Contemporary
Tuesday 24 June 2014
In summer 2014 Turner Contemporary becomes a riot of colour with a major exhibition of the works of Piet Mondrian. Give your pupils the opportunity to take part in cross-curricular hands-on sessions with practising artists, scientists, historians and writers at our two activity days. They will take part in at ... Full details

Volunteer Development Manager
London-based gallery seeks a talented and motivated individual to lead the organisation's Development department. Full description

engage International Conference 2014 Conference Programmer
engage seeks to appoint a Programmer for its annual International Conference in 2014. Full description

Head of Learning
London-based museum is looking for a creative, dynamic and experienced individual to lead the organisation's Learning Department. Full description

Educator Co-Director
London-based gallery seeks experienced individual for a leading position in Programme Delivery, within the organisation's Education Committee. Full description


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  • engage, the National Association for Gallery Education, is a charitable company limited by guarantee
  • Charity number: 1087471
    Company number: 4194208
    OSCR no. SC039719
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    Rich Mix, 35 - 47 Bethnal Green Road,
    London E1 6LA