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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.



Making it Happen: ARTIST ROOMS, Young People and Creative Communities
Thursday 9 April 2015The Woodhorn Museum, Northumberland www.experiencewoodhorn.comFREE‘Making it Happen’ introduces a group of young people called ‘The Mindfuls’ who are being supported by Woodhorn Museum and bait to take part in the Lawrence Weiner ARTIST ROOMS programme. This event sets out to share learning from different perspectives – young ... Full story

Children's Art Week returns for 2015 - register your event today!
engage is delighted to announce that Children’s Art Week is back for 2015 even bigger and better than before, from Saturday 13 to Sunday 21 June right across the UK!Previously known as Children’s Art Day, the programme has given thousands of children and young people the opportunity to experience the visual ... Full story

Teachers, artists & Gallery educators: Young artists needed for Generation ART!
Do you know any young artists aged between 4 and 18, who live in England? Have you worked to inspire them with art, artists and galleries? This is a fantastic opportunity to exhibit their artwork alongside established artists in a touring exhibition called Generation ART: Young Artists on Tour. If ... Full story

Promoting Participation: Getting young people, families and volunteers involved in your museum
Geffrye Museum
Monday 30 March 2015
Between April 2013 and March 2015, the Geffrye Museum led a new partnership with 5 museums: Dorich House Museum, Valence House Museum, Headstone Manor and Museum, Keats House and the Wallace Collection, to develop new ways of engaging audiences and encouraging participation. The aim of the Piloting Participation Project was for ... Full details

The contribution of creative arts to building dementia friendly communities
Creative, Dementia Arts Network
Thursday 16 April 2015
Creative Dementia Arts Network welcomes everyone working in or with an interest in using arts to improve the health and wellbeing of people with dementia to its fourth annual conference: The contribution of creative arts to building dementia friendly communities, to be held on Thursday 16 April 2015 at St Hugh’s College, ... Full details

Supporting special educational needs at Tate
Tate Modern
Friday 15 May 2015
This event is for teachers and staff working with students with special educational needs (SEN), students from Pupil Referral Units (PRU) and students with emotional and behavioural difficulties (EBD).   Led by artists with experience of working with these groups within the gallery context, the session creatively challenges preconceptions about ... Full details

Freelance Associate Artist-Educators
Gallery based in Blackpool seeks experienced freelance artist educators and creative practitioners with rigorous artistic practices to join their pool of Associate Artist Educators. Full description

Head of Learning
Cambridge-based museum seeks experienced individual to take responsibility for management, planning and delivery of learning programmes for diverse audiences. Full description

Call for Expression of Interest from Artists
London-based gallery seeks freelance artists who want to explore art in the galleries through their practice in the context of regular workshops with school children. Full description

Gallery Manager
London-based gallery seeks experienced individual to support the overall administration of the organisation and day-to-day running of the gallery and office activities Full description

Head of Programme Learning Maternity Cover
London-based museum seeks confident and energetic team player to oversee a vibrant and busy portfolio of funded and income-generating programmes for formal learning and young audiences. Full description

Lecturer in Art Museum and Gallery Studies (two roles)
University of Leicester seeks two dynamic and creative lecturers who will undertake world-leading research in the field of art curation, deliver high quality and creative research-led teaching, and work with colleagues in the School to establish the Postgraduate Diploma and Master s Degree in Art Museum and Gallery Studies as a leader in the field. Full description


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