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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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The 2018 Alexandra Reinhardt Memorial Awards: Call for venues
We are delighted to announce that applications are now open for venues wishing to host the Alexandra Reinhardt Memorial Award, Artist Commission in 2018. Galleries, museums and visual arts venues throughout the United Kingdom are invited to submit proposals to host the 2018 Alexandra Reinhardt Memorial Award (ARMA), Artist Commission, ... Full story

engage Job Opportunity: Freelance Fundraising Consultant/s
engage, The National Association for Gallery Education Location: Working from home, with some travel to London required. Contract: April 2017-March 2018 Fee: £5,000 (including VAT) plus £200 expenses engage, the National Association for Gallery Education, wishes to appoint a fundraising consultant or consultants to work with the staff team to ... Full story

engage East Midlands Area Group Meeting
engage East Midlands Area Group Meeting Tuesday 28 March 2017, 1.00-4.00pm   Research & Collaboration Between artists, galleries and universities.   engage members and regional colleagues are invited to join engage East Midlands Area Group Reps for a series of presentations that shall explore how artists, galleries and universities can ... Full story

engage South East Area Group meeting 4 July 2017
engage South East Area Group Meeting Tuesday 4 July 2017, 14.00 – 16.30 Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne   How can galleries work effectively with schools?   98% of schools in England will see per pupil funding cut by £3 billion a year by 2020, according to the National Audit Office. ... Full story

engage at Tate Exchange
We had a wonderful time at our Tate Exchange event earlier this week, from inspirational practice sharing and fascinating projects to fun activities - making solar plates and Top Trumps cards. Over 75 people came to find out about careers in arts and gallery education as part of our free ... Full story

Come and See: Sharing best practice engaging LGBT communities
Aberystwyth Arts Centre
Wednesday 8 March 2017
We're pleased to present our latest engage Cymru CPD day, Come and See. If you want to broaden your knowledge of engaging with LGBT+ audiences, learn more about best practices and hear our speakers talk about the incredible history of the battle for LGBT+ equality, you'll find this day invaluable. Be inspired ... Full details

V&A Learning Academy for Teachers: Sanctuary
Victoria & Albert Museum
4 November 2016
Spend a Friday evening with us visiting an exhibition, display or exploring a particular area of the collection before getting hands-on in one of our themed practical workshops for Primary and Secondary teachers led by artists, designers and performers.Contemporary Embroidery4 November 2016More information coming soonComplicite2 December 2016More information coming soon Full details

Let's talk: developing access with visually impaired people
National Library of Scotland
Monday 27 March 2017
This full day training seminar is an opportunity to discuss and develop a range of approaches to working with visually impaired people. The day will be jointly led by engage Scotland, Artlink Edinburgh and Lothians and the National Library of Scotland with sighted and visually impaired artists to share diverse ... Full details

Family Arts Conference 2017
St George's Bristol
Wednesday 15 March 2017
A major cross-artform event exploring age, diversity and inclusion in family arts. Chief Executive of Arts Council England, Darren Henley will join us to welcome arts professionals from across the UK to learn and share best practice in working with families. Further programme details to be released soon but highlights ... Full details

Museum-school forum and networking event
Kings College London
Tuesday 7 March 2017
This event builds on the publication of a report on My primary school is at the museum, a project led by King’s College London which tested the hypothesis that there may be beneficial learning, social and cultural outcomes for children and their families if a significant portion of their nursery, ... Full details

Fundraising Consultant/s
engage are looking for an experienced fundraiser for a freelance position. Full description

Community Engagement Officer
Arts centre based in the Lake District are recruiting a Community Engagement Officer to deliver engagement programmes for adults, community groups and people living with dementia. Full description

Creative Collective
Leading London museum seeks a small arts collective. Full description

Assistant Learning Curator (Maternity Cover)
A London based organisation seeks a curious and forward thinking Assistant Learning Curator for this maternity leave cover position. Full description

Swyddog Addysg / Education Officer
A North Wales based arts centre is recruiting for the role of Education Officer. Full description

Assistant Learning Curator: Young Peoples' Programmes
Cornwall based gallery seeks a part-time Assistant Learning Curator. Full description


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