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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 Foundling Museum: Drawing on Childhood Competition
The Foundling Museum: Drawing on ChildhoodCompetition closes 4 March 2016To mark their current exhibition, Drawing on Childhood, which brings together the work of major illustrators from the eighteenth century to the present day who have created powerful images of characters in fiction who are orphaned, adopted, fostered or found, the ... Full story

*UPDATE* engage North West Area Group Meeting in Blackpool will be rescheduled
*UPDATE*engage North West Area Group Meeting in Blackpool will be reschedulled The Area Group Meeting planned for Wednesday 17 February 2016 in Blackpool has been postponed.We apologise for any inconvience and hope to be in touch very soon with a rescheduled date for the meeting. - - - - - ... Full story

engage South East Area Group Meeting, Tuesday 22 March at MK Gallery
  engage South East Area Group MeetingTuesday 22 March 2016, 12.00-4.00pm MK Gallery, Milton Keynes   Young Evaluation Champions: Exploring youth-led evaluationengage South East Area Reps invite members and regional colleagues to an Area Group Meeting at MK Gallery, Milton Keynes on Tuesday 22 March, 12-4pm. The meeting offers an ... Full story

engage East Midlands Area Group Meeting, Wed 24 Feb, QUAD
  engage East Midlands Area Group MeetingWednesday 24 February, 1.30-4.00pm QUAD, Derby   Arts and Healthengage East Midlands Reps invite members and regional colleagues* to an Area Group meeting on Wednesday 24 February at Derby QUAD. Starting with refreshments and networking at 1.30pm, the meeting will run from 2-4pm.The focus ... Full story

Handling Museum Objects
Victoria & Albert Museum
11 February 2016
How do you handle delicate objects like glass without damaging them? How do you move move large objects such as furniture without dropping them? Inappropriate or mis-handling is one of the most frequent causes of damage to museum collections.   This new, one-day workshop, led by V&A conservators and technicians, ... Full details

The Art of Health in Wales
Celf o Gwmpas
12 May 2016
A full day symposium exploring policy and practice in arts and health and showcasing a range of innovative practice from across Wales. It aims to move the Arts Health & Wellbeing sector forward and explore opportunities for advocacy, collaboration and networking.Speakers include Tim Joss, Founder and Chief Executive of AESOP ... Full details

Social Making: Socially-Engaged Practice Now and Next
Radiant Gallery
Thursday, 28 - Friday, 29 April 2016
Social Making: Socially Engaged Practice Now and Next is a symposium which will bring examples of international socially-engaged practices to the South West of the UK, giving the region exposure to a wider network of projects and organisations, and an opportunity to consider a range of methods and their impact. ... Full details

ITAC3: Best, next and radical practice in participatory arts
John McIntyre Conference Centre
Wednesday, 3 - Friday, 5 August 2016
The ITAC3 Conference brings together artists, organisations, funders and researchers from all over the world to explore key issues relating to participatory arts practice through an inspiring mix of curated conversations, practical workshops, keynote speeches, seminars and round-table discussions.There have been two previous International Teaching Artist Conferences, the first held ... Full details

Exhibitions Engagement Coordinator
Opportunity for individual with a passion for making art accessible to all to join the learning team at an international renowned gallery in Yorkshire. Full description

Chair of Trustees - Artswork
Artswork, the youth arts development charity, is seeking an exceptional individual to become its next Chair of Trustees, to work with the Board and the Chief Executive to shape Artswork s future at an exciting time of change and opportunity. Full description

Learning Manager: Outreach and Communities (Maternity Cover)
Opportunity to join the learning team at the first ever design museum to be built in the UK outside London. Full description


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