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Just what the Artist ordered: Health, Wellbeing and Arts Education
Engage London Area Group MeetingFriday 22 February, 2-5pmKentish Town Health Centre, 2 Bartholomew Road, London NW5 2A (10 minutes walk from Kentish Town underground station)Location: https://www.inhealthgroup.com/location/kentish-town-health-centre/ Free for Engage members, £5 for non-members - booking essential.This Engage event will explore examples of current arts learning, health and wellbeing collaborative practice in London at the Kentish ... Full story

Winners of 2018-19 MaxLiteracy Awards announced: Attenborough Arts Centre, Bristol Museum and Art Gallery, Kirkleatham Museum and the Whitworth to host the Awards
The Max Reinhardt Charitable Trust, the National Association of Writers in Education (NAWE), and Engage, the National Association for Gallery Education, are delighted to announce the host venues for the 2018-19 MaxLiteracy Awards.   Funded by the Max Reinhardt Charitable Trust, MaxLiteracy is an exciting initiative that develops new ways of ... Full story

All By Myself?
Yorkshire Area Group MeetingWednesday 27 February 2019, 2 - 4pmArtlink, 87 Princes Avenue, Hull, East Yorkshire, HU5 3QPDirections: https://www.artlinkhull.co.uk/contact/Free for Engage members, £5 for non-members - booking essentialCome and shake off the winter blues in Yorkshire's City of Culture. A chance to catch-up with colleagues from across the region and find out what's brewing in ... Full story

Learning by Design - open for applications
Peer Learning event run by Engage and hosted by the V&A, the Design Museum and the Crafts CouncilMonday 4 - Wednesday 6 March 2019An intensive professional development event for mid and senior career gallery and visual art educators. Take time out to share and reflect on current gallery and arts ... Full story

Connecting the Conversation
North East Area Group MeetingThursday 14 February 2019, 5 - 7pmMiddlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, Centre Square, Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire TS1 2AZLocation: http://www.visitmima.com/plan-your-visit/getting-here/Free for Engage members, £5 for non-members - booking essential.Connecting the Conversation creates an opportunity to hear from people and organisations adopting different approaches to visual arts engagement and ... Full story

Inclusivity & Audiences Symposium: Setting the Tone
Arts Marketing Association
Monday 11 February 2019
What is it about?You create, produce and present work for audiences and visitors. How does diversity feature in your programme? And how does it feature in your approach to audiences?This one-day event will challenge you. It will equip you with confidence to make changes and shape your workplace at a ... Full details

Supporting Young People: Workplace Health and Wellbeing
Artswork Ltd
12 Feb 2019
Equip yourself with the tools and understanding required to promote good mental health in the workplace. Designed to help you negotiate legal frameworks and highlight best practice, this new course places a specific focus on the needs of young people in your workforce. Through resources, information and practical activities, you ... Full details

Family Arts Conference 2019
Everyman Theatre
Tuesday 12 February 2019
The UK’s largest family arts and culture conference will explore the value of family engagement and how we can communicate that value to families, funders and the wider cultural sector. This event will bring creative professionals together to explore the benefits and challenges of planning, delivering and monitoring accessible and ... Full details

GEM Advanced Workshop: The Learning Curve – how leading a learning museum can transform your business
V&A, London
Friday 15 February 2019
Nowadays museum purpose is bound up with the search for resilience; whether strategic, cultural, financial or simply in expertise. To achieve true resilience, the museum must become a learning organisation.Learning organisations are organisations that understand and optimise learning. This is not just from the point of view of audience activities, ... Full details

Creative Facilitator – Poetry, Spoken Word or Storytelling
A museum in Greenwich seeks an experienced creative learning facilitator to develop and deliver sessions for women. Full description


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