Bookings are open for the 2018 Engage Conference which will explore the intersection between arts, health, wellbeing and education.
Share your projects with over 800 colleagues across the UK
Learn about this year's commissioned artist, Lindsey Mendick, and The Turnpike Pottery
Presentations, notes and resources from Engage Scotland's Early years learning in galleries seminar
Articles, blogs, podcasts and presentations to get you thinking about leadership in a whole new light
Engage seeks new members for the Engage Council
Celebrate ART Exhibition & Showcase takes place on 24 & 25 November in Glasgow
Poet Dean Atta on why all children deserve to be able to express themselves creatively.

About Engage

Engage is the lead advocacy and training network for gallery education.

We support arts educators, organisations and artists to work together with communities in dynamic, open exchanges that give everyone the opportunity to learn and benefit from the arts.

Join now



Celebrate ART exhibition & showcase as part of the Year of Young People 2018
An exhibition celebrating the talent and creativity of young people from across Scotland will take place at Maryhill Burgh Halls in Glasgow over the weekend of 24/25 November, as part of Scotland’s Year of Young People 2018.The FREE exhibition will be opened on Saturday 24 November by award-winning Scottish artist, ... Full story

Models of co-production: Projects with children and young people
Mid Wales Area Group MeetingTuesday 20 November, 10am-2pmPeak, The Old School, Brecon Road, Crickhowell, Powys NP8 1DGLocation: https://peak.cymru/visit-peak/ Models of co-production: Projects with children and young people This Mid Wales Area Group meeting has a focus on ‘co-production’ and ‘collaborative’ projects with children and young people. We will be exploring more about what these ... Full story

Innovation and Creation
West Midlands Area Group MeetingMonday 3 December 2018, 1 - 3.30pmSTEAMhouse, 108 Digbeth, Birmingham, B5 6DTLocation: https://www.steamhouse.org.uk/get-in-touch/ A networking and workshop session based on feedback from the last two West Midlands area meetings, focusing on digital engagement methods. We will hear from our host Steamhouse about their maker space and support of arts and innovation. Steamhouse ... Full story

Investigating Diversity...among other things...
South West Area Group MeetingMonday 3 December 2018, 11am - 4.30pmExeter Phoenix, Bradninch Place, Gandy Street, Exeter EX4 3LSLocation: https://www.exeterphoenix.org.uk/about-us/location/A long overdue gathering for South West members of Engage in the newly refurbished Exeter Phoenix. Join colleagues from around the South West to hear from artist educator Kamina Walton who has ... Full story

Camden Arts Centre: Educator's Social
Camden Arts Centre
Wednesday 17 October
An evening to meet the Education team, take part in an informal tour of the exhibition and engage with new resources. The team will launch the new Educators’ Resource. This guide provides activities and conversation points for students of all ages and is designed to support educators in structuring a ... Full details

IT’S MY WORLD  –  Making Change Symposium
Sidney Nolan Trust
Friday 19th October
We invite interested individuals, educators, artists, arts and community organisations and health and wellbeing networks to our symposium on Friday 19th October from 12 – 5pm at the Sidney Nolan Trust. We’ll  be introducing  a piece of new researc h that demonstrates the benefits of immersive and inclusive creative experiences delivered in the natural environment for children and families from inner city Birmingham who have with little ... Full details

Making it Authentic: Creative Consultation with young people
Artswork Ltd
Thursday 8 November 2018
If it’s for them, work with them! Ensure your projects for young people are dynamic and relevant by embedding their expertise from start to finish with the help of this one-day course. Discover creative ways to consult with young people, from involving them in an ongoing dialogue that makes them feel heard, to empowering ... Full details

Social prescribing: coming of age
The King's Fund
Tuesday 6 November 2018
Following our sell-out event last year, this year we will be moving from examining the case for social prescribing and the benefits it offers to exploring the ways in which it can be embedded and implemented. In collaboration with the College of Medicine and the Social Prescribing Network, we will ... Full details

NAWE Conference 2018
Friday 9 - Sunday 11 November 2018
Booking is now open for the NAWE Conference 2018! The full programme is available to view online, by clicking here.The Conference will run from Friday lunchtime through to Sunday midday, with Stuart Maconie and Jean Sprackland joining as special guests. There are workshops on craft, pedagogy, creative writing in schools, ... Full details

How should museums and libraries talk about politics? A practical workshop
LSE Library
Thursday 06 December 2018
A workshop exploring how we collect and talk politics in museums and libraries today. Asking how we acknowledge that a museum or archive is not neutral, while also encouraging frank conversations about contemporary and /or difficult issues, this workshop draws together case studies and a long table conversation event.This is ... Full details

Schools Regional Coordinator: London and SE
London-based organisation seeks experienced professional to coordinate and deliver their National Schools Programme, onsite in their central London HQ and offsite across London and the South East. Full description

Head of Programme and Learning
Southampton-based art gallery seeks experienced individual to lead, research and manage the delivery of their acclaimed and innovative engagement and learning programme. Full description

Community Projects Producer
Contemporary arts space based in Nottingham seeks dynamic and experienced community engagement specialist to design and deliver meaningful and strategic projects that benefit the lives of Black and Minority Ethic (BAME), vulnerable and minority communities in Nottingham. Full description

Senior Learning Coordinator
Edinburgh-based art gallery and sculpture park seeks experienced educator to run the organisation's programme of free learning visits. Full description

Community Sector Specialist Officer (Family Learning)
South Yorkshire-based museums service seeks experienced individual to join their award-winning Learning Service. Full description

Head of Education: Communications and Development
A South-East based arts organisation with an educational focus seeks to appoint to this new, permanent role. Full description

School Programme evaluation consultancy
South Yorkshire museums service seeks evaluation consultant to work towards developing an evaluation framework for their core school programme. Full description

Freelance Education Practitoner: Exploring the Walled Garden
South Yorkshire-based museums service seeks a freelance education worker to work with their Learning Manager and Schools Officer on the development of a new school workshop. Full description

Freelance education practitioner: Time Travellers - Exploring the country estate
South Yorkshire-based museum service seeks freelance education worker to work with the Learning Manager and Schools Officer on the development of a new school workshop. Full description

Photography Facilitators, Action Research/Training
Brighton-based organisation seeks artist/s to collaborate with adults who have additional and complex needs to engage with photography. Full description


  • Home
    Terms and Conditions
    Cookie Policy
    Contact Us
  • 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
Arts Council EnglandCreative Scotland
Arts Council of Wales