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Save the date for this essential Dementia Friendly Galleries training from Engage Cymru
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Booking open - Engage Cymru Dementia Friendly Galleries Training
Thursday 19 July 2018, Oriel Myrddin, Carmarthen  Friday 20 July 2018, Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, SwanseaDementia Friendly Galleries is one full day’s professional development training aimed at visual artists, gallery staff and anyone wanting to get involved in delivering visual arts-based activity with people living with dementia and their carers. It ... Full story

New Children's Art Week Ambassador announced
Children’s Laureate, Lauren Child, Signs as Ambassador for Children’s Art Week 2018Engage, the National Association for Gallery Education, and organisers of Children’s Art Week (Saturday 9 – Sunday 17 June 2018), are delighted to announce that Lauren Child, current Waterstones Children’s Laureate, has signed up as an ambassador for the annual campaign; ... Full story

Inspiring Wellbeing
North West Area Group MeetingMonday 2 July 2018 10.45am – 3pm, Abbott Hall Art Gallery, KendalEngage members and regional colleagues are invited to join North West Area Reps for an Area Group Meeting at Abbot Hall Art Gallery on 2 July, 10.45am-3pm.This session explores the theme of art and wellbeing ... Full story

Artists Professional Development - Red Day (Reflection: Exchange: Dialogue)
5x5x5=Creativity & Hauser & Wirth Somerset
Thursday 21 June 2018
Hauser & Wirth Somerset and 5x5x5=creativity, an arts-based charity dedicated to supporting children and young people in their exploration and expression of creative ideas, have come together to host a special event for artists working in education.The setting at Hauser & Wirth Somerset will provide a platform for teachers and ... Full details

Here is the Place: larping for educators with Adam James
The Greenside Community Centre
23 June 2018
Educators are invited to join artist Adam James to imagine different ways of being together in school using strategies from Nordic live action role-play (larp).In this workshop participants will explore difference, acceptance, trust and empathy through role play and think about how larp could be a useful approach in schools.Adam ... Full details

Underneath the metrics: What is really happening to Art and Design education?
Manchester School of Art
Friday 29 June 2018
Every day we face a barrage of statistics which have a significant impact on our creative work with students. Whether it is NSS scores or UCAS application statistics, DLHE results or diversity data, TEF, LEO or REF, these metrics are often telling us crucial information about the strengths and weaknesses ... Full details

The New RA for teachers
The Royal Academy
Friday 29 June 2018
Join us for an inspiring evening of events for teachers across our new campus, with free access to all our world-famous exhibitions displaying art ranging from the 16th century to the present day. Become artists for the evening in our hands-on drawing and multimedia workshops and have the chance to ... Full details

Play as Radical Practice workshop with Albert Potrony
The Portman Early Childhood Centre
4 July 2018
Artist Albert Potrony invites educators to debate school readiness using the Play as Radical Practice toolkit.As Ofsted introduces the controversial bold beginnings report which places emphasis on formal education over play we invite early years practitioners to question the schoolification discourse and re-imagine what it means to be ready for ... Full details

Commission: Family Backpack Trail - tactile
Museum based in London seeks someone to develop a ‘tactile backpack’. This backpack should focus on exploring the collection through touch, making it more accessible for early years or SEND learning. The backpack will be one of a suite of themed backpacks for families to pick up and use in the galleries. Full description

Commission: Printed self-led trails for families
Museum based in London seeks someone to develop a series of three family trails which connect themes across the Museum’s galleries and draw out objects from the collection. Full description

Lead Artist
Gallery based in Margate seeks experienced artist to lead a project engaging pre-school children and their families in Autumn 2018, resulting in the production or co-production of an artwork or resource. Full description

Freelance Creative Gallery Educators & Contemporary Artist Educators
Edinburgh-based gallery seeks creative risk-takers to help the organisation to reinvent and deliver their new programme for schools. Full description

Schools Co-ordinator
An award winning East-Sussex based art gallery is looking for a part-time Schools Co-ordinator to develop their successful programme engaging local schools with their collection. Full description

School Programmes Facilitators
A large London based museum seeks 3 freelance School Programmes Facilitators to deliver workshops for children and young people. Full description


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