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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.


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Look, Imagine, Write! an initiative exploring creative writing with primary pupils in art galleries
Thursday 9 July 2015The Royal West of England Academy Queen's Road, Bristol5.30 – 7.00pm (in the upstairs exhibition galleries) You are invited to the launch of LOOK, IMAGINE, WRITE! an initiative exploring creative writing with primary pupils in art galleries. There will be an opportunity to see writing by St ... Full story

engage West Midlands Area Group Meeting, Friday 3 July, Social Event in Digbeth
  engage West Midlands Area Group Meeting Friday 3 July 2015, from 4.00pm Craftspace & Digbeth galleries, BirminghamSocial Event in Digbethengage members and regional colleagues are invited to join West Midlands Reps for an Area Group Meeting and engage social event around Digbeth in Birmingham. Gathering at Craftspace at 4pm ... Full story

New Publication: Arts and vulnerable people: examining the evidence base
This Lemos&Crane paper reviews the research evidence on the impact of arts therapy for vulnerable people including those with mental illness, older people, homeless people and prisoners.Participation in arts projects is linked to positive outcomes, such as symptomatic relief, raised self-esteem, and building social capital. While there is a need ... Full story

Early-Stage Dementia Awareness Training for Arts Facilitators, Campaign for Drawing, 30 July 2015
The Campaign for Drawing
30 July 2015
This full-day training workshop will be run by Arts 4 Dementia and Dementia Pathfinders. The aim of the day is to give arts organisations and facilitators greater understanding, increased skills and confidence in communicating and working creatively with people experiencing the early stages of dementia and their carers.   At ... Full details

Putting the WUNDER back in WUNDERKAMMER
Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
14 July 2015
In this event you will be able to   Attend two 30 minute artist-led practical workshops inspired by our project. You can choose from the following: Exploring the postal past through mail art, led by All Change Re-imagining a local history collection through music, led by musicians from the Orchestra ... Full details

Green and Golden: A Symposium exploring the Impact of Location on Art Education and the Art School
ALEX Design Exchange
Saturday 27 June 2015
This event is organised by Q-Art in Collaboration with the Foundation Art and Design Course at Swansea College of Art at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David in partnership with Mission Gallery. Inspired by Beck and Cornford’s book The Art School and The Culture Shed, it invites people from ... Full details

Producer - Schools Programme
London-based museum seeks an individual to develop the museum's successful programme for schools. Building on a core programme of hands-on workshops that compliment the National Curriculum and related syllabi, and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for educators, the individual will drive forward an innovative programme that meets the needs of a core museum audience. Full description

Learning Manager (Maternity Cover)
Bedfordshire local authority seeks dynamic individual to lead their Learning Team to deliver a children and young people s formal learning programme and a HLF Lottery project. Full description

Lead Moving Image Artist
Newcastle-based cinema seeks an experienced and dynamic moving image artist to create and deliver high quality, inspirational activities for children and young people aged 8-24. Full description

Learning & Participation Manager
Newcastle-based cinema seeks a confident, experienced and dynamic professional to lead and manage the delivery of their ambitious new Learning and Participation programme. Full description


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