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.



Royal Maritime Museum: The Shaman and the Curator
The Queen’s House, Royal Museums Greenwich Thursday 2 October, 6 - 8pm£15 | £13: Members and concessionsTake a special trip through The Art & Science of Exploration, 1768-80 exhibition with Curator of Art Katy Barrett, followed by a reflective meditative journey into your own visionary landscape with Shamanic Minister Emma Curtis, ... Full story

engage Cymru Area Group Meeting: Wednesday 22 October, Bangor
  engage Cymru Area Group Meeting Wednesday 22 October 2014, 11.00am - 1.30pm Gwynedd Museum & Art Gallery, Bangor engage Cymru is the leading membership organisation for gallery education in Wales and has over 70 members, including galley and museum educators, teachers, local authority officers and artists.engage members and colleagues ... Full story

Arts Development UK Conference 2014
Cardiff Bay, hosted by the Wales Millennium Centre 16th and 17th October    The conference programme offers a lively mix of keynote presentations, breakouts, study tours, skills and knowledge exchanges and discussion groups. Pick and mix to create the conference recipe for you from a packed menu including; - ... Full story

Next steps for community and lifelong learning in England - improving quality, widening participation and generating external investment
Westminster Employment Forum
Morning, Tuesday, 14th October 2014
This seminar provides timely opportunity to discuss the future direction of community and lifelong learning policy in England.It is scheduled at a time of considerable change for the way the sector is organised and funded. Key policymakers and stakeholders will consider how to build on the Community Learning Trust pilots,which brought together ... Full details

The Politics of Participation in Museums
Brighton Museum & Art Gallery
Wednesday 12 November 2014
As policy makers and funders continue to promote the benefits of participation in museums, how sustainable is this activity in a climate of cuts and short-term funding? Terms such as 'co-production', 'co-curation' and 'co-creation' are commonly used but what do these actually mean and are these participative approaches still viable?This ... Full details

DaDaFest International Congress: Disability Culture and Human Rights
2 & 3 December 2014
DaDaFest alongside event partner Govtoday are delighted to announce the Inaugural DaDaFest International Congress: Disability Culture and Human Rights as part of DaDaFest International 2014, to be held at the Crowne Plaza, Liverpool on 2nd & 3rd of December.The arts are a tool for change, challenge and celebration. They create ... Full details

Yorkshire Sculpture Triangle Project Coordinator
Yorkshire-based open air gallery seeks experienced and highly-motivated individual to develop and support all elements of Yorkshire Sculpture Triangle activity. Full description

Freelance artist
Historic estate seeks skilled and experienced artist to work with students on a textiles-based commission. Full description

First World War Village Stories Project and Outreach Coordinator
Gallery based in Richmond seeks motivated and enthusiastic individual to play a leading role on the 'Village Stories' project. Full description

Formal Learning Coordinator
Open air gallery in Yorkshire seeks experienced professional to assist in developing a programme of formal education to engage students of all ages, abilities and backgrounds. Full description

Family Learning Coordinator
Open air gallery in Yorkshire seeks committed and experienced arts professional to assist in planning and implementing a programme of intergenerational learning. 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
  • Registered office:
    Rich Mix, 35 - 47 Bethnal Green Road,
    London E1 6LA