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 - join us today.



engage CPD Opportunities: Area Group Rep - West Midlands & Special Interest Rep - Freelance (England)
Application deadline: 12pm, Friday 5 February 2016 ‘Being freelance rep for engage council has provided me with a national network of peers with whom to learn, contribute to, develop and challenge the sector. engage holds a strong advocate role for gallery education and the voice of freelancers within this is ... Full story

Early career artist / freelancer? Apply for a bursary place on Learning in Galleries, deadline Mon 8 Feb!
Applications are invited for Learning in Galleries, an innovative course designed by UCL Institute of Education in partnership with engage, as an introduction to education in galleries. *engage are pleased to be funding two bursary places for engage Personal Members at the discounted cost of £150 each, to support freelance colleagues ... Full story

Help create the AccessArt Village
AccesArt is launching a year-long participatory project for 2016 called the AccessArt Village.The aim of the project is simple: to inspire the AccessArt audience of all ages (children , teenagers and adults) to embroider a line drawing of their house on a 20 cm square piece of fabric. The sewn ... Full story

Handling Museum Objects
Victoria & Albert Museum
11 February 2016
How do you handle delicate objects like glass without damaging them? How do you move move large objects such as furniture without dropping them? Inappropriate or mis-handling is one of the most frequent causes of damage to museum collections.   This new, one-day workshop, led by V&A conservators and technicians, ... Full details

Learning in Galleries
Institute of Education
21st & 22nd March; 18th & 19th April 2016
engage are delighted to invite applications for Learning in Galleries, an innovative course designed by UCL Institute of Education in partnership with engage, as an introduction to education in galleries.Key components of the course include:- Case study presentations at London art galleries- Opportunities to share and discuss practice and identify ... Full details

Youth Arts Project Management
Cockpit Arts
20, 21 April; 10, 11 May; 14, 15 June 2016
Designed for people working in the arts and cultural sector wanting to manage projects for young people, our six-day course will leave you fully equipped and inspired to successfully deliver your very own youth arts projects. Exploring the philosophy and principles of youth arts, you will develop strategies and gain ... Full details

Exhibitions Engagement Coordinator
Opportunity for individual with a passion for making art accessible to all to join the learning team at an international renowned gallery in Yorkshire. Full description

Chair of Trustees - Artswork
Artswork, the youth arts development charity, is seeking an exceptional individual to become its next Chair of Trustees, to work with the Board and the Chief Executive to shape Artswork s future at an exciting time of change and opportunity. 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