Celebrate ART launches
Lindsey Mendick selected to undertake 2018 ARMA Artist Commission
The fortieth issue of the Engage Journal examines how galleries and museums can commit to enhance their civic role and make their buildings accessible to a wide audience, creating a truly public space that fosters open debate and social relations.
Students and recent graduates can get two year's Engage membership for the price of one when they sign up as a concessionary member.
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Joining the Engage Council is a fantastic opportunity to connect in meaningful and constructive ways with colleagues not only in your local area, but across the country.
The dates for Children's Art Week 2018 have been announced
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Engage Cymru Unlocking Potential Training event - documentation now online
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North Wales Region Arts Health & Wellbeing Network
Tuesday 27 February, 9.30am - 11.30am, Oriel Mostyn, LlandudnoAn opportunity to network and share practice and hear updates from Welsh Government Cross Party Arts and Health Group and Arts Council of Wales mapping survey. Booking details will be released soon. Full story

Engage North East Area Group Meeting
Monday 5 March 2018, 4pm to 6pmHatton Gallery, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon TyneEngage members and regional colleagues are invited to a North East Area Group Meeting at the Hatton Gallery, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, on Monday 5 March 2018. This meeting is open to everyone involved in gallery, museum ... Full story

Save the date - Engage East Area Group Meeting
Monday 12 March 2018, 1-4pmFocal Point Gallery, Southend This meeting will explore the theme of ‘locality’, with two case studies from the eastern region.Project Manager Matt Nightingale will introduce New Geographies, a 3-year project commissioning site specific artworks around the East of England in partnership with 9 regional Museums & Galleries. Sharon ... Full story

Save the date: Mid Wales Area Group Meeting
Tuesday 20 March 2018, Peak - Art in the Black Mountains, Crickhowell, Powys (time to be confirmed)An opportunity to meet our new Engage Mid Wales Rep, Rachel Dunlop, Participation Manager at Peak, and hear about the recent Pete Fowler residency plus programmes in the Mid Wales region. Further information to follow. Full story

Save the date - Mid Wales Arts Health & Wellbeing Network
Wednesday 21 March 2018, 11am - 2pm, Celf o Gwmpas, Temple Road, Llandridnod WellsMeeting is open to current and new Network members. Further information to follow.  Full story

Culture, Community, Creativity - ROTOR Conference
Lawrence Batley Theatre (LBT) Huddersfield
Friday 16 February 2018
The Culture, Community, Creativity conference is part of the ROTOЯ Transdisciplinary Dialogue and Debate programme of exhibitions and events. It presents a series of vital discussions, featuring speakers from both academia and across the arts and cultural sector, providing a platform for dialogue, debate and networking. With an ... Full details

Emotional Learning Workshops: Exploring Difference / Reflections on Gender
Iniva (Institute of International Visual Art) and A Space (arts and therapy service)
22 February, 1 & 8 March
Iniva (Institute of International Visual Art) and A Space (arts and therapy service) present their latest Emotional Learning Workshop series: Exploring Difference / Reflections on Gender. Open to all with an interest in arts, therapy, self care and emotional learning these hand on workshops use Iniva's engaging 'Emotional Learning Cards' as a starting point to explore complex ... Full details

Queer legacies: Transforming practice in museums and galleries post-2017
Brighton Museum
Wednesday 7 March 2018
A one-day conference exploring the impact of museums’ programming to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the decriminalisation of homosexuality during 2017.  How have the challenges and successes of museum projects over the past year changed ongoing practice in the sector? Have they helped to influence and change the ways in which ... Full details

Resilience, Participation & Engagement: Learning & Sharing Good Practice
British Motor Museum
Wednesday 7 March
This is a free one-day conference focused on the 3-year journey undertaken by the British Motor Museum on their Arts Council England funded Museum Resilience project: 'The Open Road: sustaining Britain's motor heritage'.This is a free event aimed at all those working in the museum and heritage sector both within ... Full details

Creative & Cultural Skills Awards and/or National Conference 2018
The Lowry
Monday 16 April - Tuesday 17 April
Building a Creative Nation: The Future Workforce. Supporting innovation for skills, recruitment and apprenticeships. Our 2018 National Conference will be held on Tuesday 17 April at The Lowry, Salford and our Skills Awards will be held the evening before, Monday 16 April. As promised, we are taking the conference on the road and we’ll ... Full details

Families and Young People’s Programme Manager
A major London based art gallery is looking for a talented and committed individual with excellent understanding of priorities for families and young people within the cultural learning and education sector. Full description

Evaluation Consultancy Services – Adult Learning Programmes
London-based museum seeks consultant with proven experience of developing evaluation strategies in an adult learning context. Full description


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