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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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engage Cymru: 'Meaningful Communities' CPD Training Seminar
*Update* engage Cymru are pleased to confirm an additional contributor for the Meaningful Communities event on 9 November - artist Jean McEwan will be sharing her inspiring 'Circle of Friends Go Walking' residency with Super Slow Way (Creative People and Places, Lancashire) where Jean and Blackburn Circle of Friends explore creative ways ... Full story

engage North West Area Group Meeting
engage members and regional colleagues are invited to join engage North West Area Group Reps for a meeting on Monday 21 November at Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool, 10.00am - 3.00pm.   Engage members have been invited to meet at Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool to see how the engagement programme has ... Full story

Arts Council Wales welcomes announcement of budget increase for the arts in Wales
Phil George, Chair of the Arts Council of Wales, today welcomed the announcement of a £3m increase in the budget for the arts in Wales and a 3.5% increase in funding for Arts Council of Wales: "This is a major vote of confidence in the value of the arts and ... Full story

Off the Map: Young People / Artists / Learning
The Gallery, Vijay Patel Building
Wednesday 16 November 2016
Generation ART and The Gallery, De Montfort University (DMU) present: Off the Map: Young People / Artists / Learning Talks, discussions and provocations Art, craft and design as a subject is under increasing pressure in England. Austerity measures are impacting on the resources schools can offer to support the visual ... 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

51 Shades of Green Conference
The Pearce Institute
Thursday 27 October 2016
51 Shades of Green: Action in the Arts will take place on Thursday 27th October 2016, returning to the Pearce Institute in Glasgow for a full day of discussion around the key actions the arts sector is making to reduce its environmental impact. Last year's conference (50 Shades of Green: ... Full details

Discover & Explore Arts Award Adviser Training
Hill Street Design House
Friday 4 November 2016
This course is for children and youth workers, artists, teachers, librarians, historians, education specialists, carers and others who work with young people who want to become Arts Award Advisers at Discover & Explore levels. Advisers are crucial to Arts Award. They support the children/young people while they are working towards ... Full details

Symposium: The Artist in a Collected World
Chelsea College of Arts
Friday 28 October 2016
The Artist in a Collected World brings together artists, curators and museum professionals to explore the different ways in which visual artists have worked with national collections. When artists create new bodies of work in response to a museum collection, how might this open up established collections to a general ... Full details

Head of Public Programmes and Research
Leading East Midlands based centre for contemporary art seeks new Head of Public Programmes and Research. Full description

Learning and Engagement Officer
Lake District based portfolio of attractions seeks a full-time Learning and Engagement Officer Full description

Learning and Participation Manager
National organisation for contemporary craft are currently recruiting a Learning and Participation Manager to join their Learning and Talent Development Team. Full description


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  • engage, the National Association for Gallery Education, is a charitable company limited by guarantee
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    Rich Mix, 35 - 47 Bethnal Green Road,
    London E1 6LA