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.



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

Finance & Governance Manager
engage, the National Association for Gallery Education wishes to recruit a Finance & Governance Manager to take a lead role in the management of engage s finances, provide support for engage s Board of Trustees and fulfil the role of Company Secretary. Full description

Learning Services Assistant (Term time only)
London-based gallery seeks experienced individual to be responsible for bookings and other administrative support within the organisation's Learning Department. Full description

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

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


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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