engage Cymru is the leading membership organisation for gallery education in Wales and has over 70 members, including galley and museum educators, teachers, local authority officers and artists.
engage Cymru promotes gallery education through advocacy, regular area group meetings, networking and professional development training events, and through its research projects.
engage International Summer School 2013Resilience and leadership in gallery education
13 September 2013, Padua, Italy
engage International Summer School welcomes
experienced educators, visual artists, curators and academics, working
in the field of gallery and museum education and engaged contemporary
art practice, to review and develop their practice during a four-day
This year's engage Summer
School will be hosted by the University of Padua, Northern Italy,
from Tuesday 10 to Friday 13 September. As well as a stimulating range
of peer-led sessions and venue visits, the event will include a visit
to the 55th Venice Biennale.
The cost of
attending starts at £180 / 215 for engage Individual Members.
In addition to funding available through Grundtvig (see Application Information for details) successful
Summer School applicants in Wales can apply online to the Arts Council
of Wales for a small training grant (up to £2,000): http://www.artswales.org.uk/what-we-do/funding/apply/individuals
. Applicants should allow six weeks for a decision - we would
therefore recommend applications are submitted to ACW
no later than Friday 26 July 2013
and ideally earlier in order that you may book travel and
accommodation.With plenty of funding options available for
colleagues from the UK and abroad, and places allocated on a first come
first served basis, engage members are advised to apply early to
secure a place.For further
on engage International Summer School 2013,
including more details on the cost, theme, programme, making an
application and applying for funding, visit the Summer School section
of the website
Reach the Heights - Evaluation reportFollowing five brilliant Reach the Heights gallery projects with young people across Wales, the engage Cymru evaluation report, case studies and videos are now ready to view on the engage website. Each of the diverse projects has taken a unique approach to engaging young people using the gallery and young ... Full story