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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.

We are the UK's most effective advocacy and support organisation for gallery education.



Apply now for the engage Summer School 2015 in Belfast
Artists & Education: The distinctive role of artists in arts education and participatory practice engage International Summer School 8-10 September 2015Belfast, Northern IrelandApplication deadline: 10am, Thursday 14 May 2015engage Scotland Bursary deadline: 10am, Monday 11 May 2015engage is delighted to open applications for Summer School 2015. The engage International Summer School ... Full story

Join in the fun of the Big Wild Rumpus!
The Big Wild Rumpus is a nationwide campaign to celebrate the nation’s love of the Maurice Sendak book, Where the Wild Things Are on 13 June 2015. It coincides neatly with the first day Children's Art Week - and engage is delighted to be able to promote such a great ... Full story

Interpretation Matters
The Interpretation Matters Handbook is all about the writing produced by art galleries for public information. This book humorously challenges your preconceived ideas and interrogates accepted notions of the art language found in galleries. It wonders if simpler language can be used to communicate better - because, good writing matters.Between ... Full story

The Legacy of Learning
Saturday 30 May 2015
As Tate Modern prepares for its extension and a new way of engaging its audiences in learning, this event takes the BMW Thought Workshops programme of 2013/14 and other projects as a case study and departure point for a critical discussion around the following questions. What is the purpose and ... Full details

Critical Thinking: Art in Prisons
Every Monday, 25 May to 29 June 2015
Course written and delivered by Hannah Hull, an artist, researcher and coach. She is founder of ART vs REHAB and Critical Spaces, two national initiatives to support critical thinking within socially-engaged art practice. Hannah studied BA Fine Art and PGCert Innovation in Practice at Goldsmiths, University of London, where she is ... Full details

Art, craft and design education; preparing young people for life in Modern Britain
Birmingham and Midland Institute
Friday 26 and Saturday 27 June 2015
We are delighted to be presenting the NSEAD National Conference and AGM in Birmingham on 26 and 27 June 2015.The Society has a long history of engagement in Birmingham, to include regular visits to Initial Teacher Education providers, the development of the Artist Teacher Scheme and more recently engaging with ... Full details

Learning Producer - Schools
London-based museum seeks hands-on practitioner who can support innovation and the growth of exemplary educational practice. Full description

Learning Administrator (Maternity Cover)
Gallery based in West Yorkshire seeks dynamic, enthusiastic and exceptionally efficient Learning Administrator. Full description

Learning Coordinator (Childhood Development)
Milton Keynes-based gallery seeks creative individual with excellent communication and organisational skills to make an important contribution to their learning programme. Full description


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