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.


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Book now for engage Scotland Skills Development Workshop
Tramway, 25 Albert Drive, Glasgow, G41 2PEFriday 4 December 2015, 10am – 2pm Using storytelling and drama techniques to engage people with visual art: Turner Prize exhibition 2015 In response to the Turner Prize exhibition at Tramway in Glasgow, engage Scotland has commissioned drama artist, Clare Hume, to develop a ... Full story

Funding Advice Sessions in Wales
There are a number of funding advice sessions being held across Wales. These events enable individuals and organisations to discuss their project ideas and make general funding enquiries with members of our staff.40 minute slots will be available to attendees to discuss possible projects with our Information Officers. They will ... Full story

Re: Valuing Participation: The Cultural and Everyday Activities of Young People in Care
During 2014, researchers from the School of Museum Studies, University of Leicester undertook a study as part of the Understanding Everyday Participation-Articulating Cultural Values project* (UEP) focusing on the participation experiences of young people growing up in care. The research has been published in the form of a Valuing Participation: ... Full story

Everyone an Artist? A Symposium
De La Warr Pavilion
Friday 30 October
A one-day Symposium investigating connections between culture, society, health and wellbeing. This symposium brings together prominent policy-makers, artists, researchers and health professionals to explore the role of conceptual and empirical research in understanding the cultural sector’s impact on people’s health, wellbeing and social connectedness. The aims of the symposium are:• To ... Full details

London Museum Development Digital Futures skills sharing programme
Museum of London
Tuesday 10 November 2015
This course will explore the potential for using mobile devices as part of your museum experience. It will cover both using mobile devices to engage visitors with your content and as a means for visitors to get creative in response to their visit. Attendees will find out about a variety ... Full details

The education problem: or, how art schools could encourage more diverse ways to be an artist - Artquest
Artquest / Block336
Wednesday 2 December
Part of the System Failure talks series, November - December 2015.The fifth talk as part of System Failure will look at art schools, and asks if they promote to narrow a vision of what an artist's career is like: studio, objects, sales.Art schools have long had a problem with professional ... Full details

Head of Learning
Gallery based in Eastbourne seeks experienced professional to champion the role of genuinely diverse access into the visual arts through partnerships and outreach work, building on their key role as a social and cultural community space Full description

Head of Learning
Arts organisation based in Cumbria seeks creative, experienced person to lead the Learning and Engagement Team in developing and delivering innovative programmes. Full description

Learning Programme Administrator
Yorkshire-based visual arts organisation seeks experienced art education administrator to support their Family Engagement, Arts and Health and Formal Learning programmes. Full description


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