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.



Changing Tracks Conference
University of NorthamptonWednesday 19 November 2014FREE, booking essentialChanging Tracks is a contemporary visual and digital art project by three international artists, Aideen Barry (IE) Xevi Bayona (CAT) and Noah Rose (UK). The artworks respond to the former railway lines, their heritage and local environment, considering the railway's original impact on ... Full story

Turner Prize 2014 and Late Turner Teachers' Private View at Tate Britain
Friday 28 November 2014, 18.30 – 20.30 Tate Britain£5 per person, booking requiredNo tickets on the doorJoin Tate for an exclusive opportunity to view the exhibitions, participate in teacher-led interventions and seeded conversations around art and learning in galleries and schools.You’ll also get a chance to find out about our ... Full story

Artkommunalka 2015
Open call for artistsArt residency grant in Kolomna (Russia)Free participationDeadline: 30 November 2014The museum residency 'Art Kommunalka. Erofeev and Others' and the non-profit organisation 'MUSEUM TOWN' are holding an open international competition among artists and writers to receive grants for the realisation of creative projects in the field of visual ... Full story

Show Me launches online
Show Me is the new website for children and their teachers from the team at Culture24. It blows the dust off the fascinating things in found in museums and galleries to tell their stories in a way that inspires and ignites children’s imaginations.The site showcases all sorts of resources produced by ... Full story

2014 engage Conference to be sponsored by the Tessitura Network
engage is delighted to announce that the 2014 engage International Conference will be sponsored by the Tessitura Network.Since 2001 the Tessitura Network has been bridging technology with the needs of the cultural, arts and attractions sectors. From science centres to art galleries, theatres to museums, Tessitura provides a centralised system ... Full story

Living Together In A Sustainable Europe - Museums Working Together for Social Cohesion
22nd NEMO Annual Conference  6-8 November 2014 Bologna, Italy Registration is openPlease click here register online by 27 October at the latest.  Conference ProgrammeThe latest draft programme is available here. IintroductionStarting from the central assumption that museums can play a central role in society, what can they do in times of ... 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

Arts Education Manager (Maternity Cover, 10-12 months)
London-based gallery seeks experienced individual to lead, develop and deliver their award-winning education provision. Full description

Young People's Programmes Assistant
London based gallery seeks experienced individual to take responsibility for administrative and programme support for a range of activities associated with the Young People s Programme for 14-21 year olds, including Youth Forum, and the Family Programme onsite at the Gallery. Full description

Call for Artists: Learning Programme
Edinburgh-based gallery seeks established and new graduate freelance visual artists to develop and deliver high quality learning programmes with children, young people and community groups in 2015-16. Full description

Culture 4 Keeps Coordinator
London-based organisation seeks dedicated professional to plan and coordinate opportunities for children to participate in activities all year round. Full description

Head of Adult Learning
London-based gallery and visual arts organisation seeks dynamic and creative individual to develop a programme that will attract new audiences, retain loyal users and establish the organisation as a centre for debate and adult learning in the city. Full description

Head of Learning (maternity cover)
London-based organisation seeks an experienced individual to implement a learning programme for the benefit of diverse audiences. 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