The 2017 Engage International Conference will take place in Hull, 29-30 November
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.
Films and resources from Engage at Tate Exchange, held in March 2017
2018 ARMA Artist Commission 2018 to be hosted by The Turnpike, Leigh
engage 39: Visual Arts and Wellbeing Out now
Engage Cymru Unlocking Potential Training event - documentation now online
A free downloadable resource for teachers and parents, to help make your next gallery visit inspirational
Explore a wealth of engage resources and publications here.
Careers advice from Engage members
Generation ART Resource Website - now online  Click to visit & gather inspiration for projects with children & young people

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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.

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Join the Engage Council
Engage Area Group Representatives and Special Interest Representatives come together to form the Engage Council of Members, which meets regularly to offer feedback on projects and programmes, helping Engage to shape activity to benefit colleagues working in the sector. Joining the Engage Council is a fantastic opportunity to connect in meaningful and constructive ways with colleagues not only ... Full story

Engage London, South East and GEM Christmas Social
Wednesday 6 December 2017, 6.30-9pmFernandez & Wells, Somerset House, The Strand WC2R 1LA London Area Christmas SocialJoin Engage Reps from London and the South East for a festive tipple and an opportunity to socialise with colleagues from museums, galleries, arts and heritage sector.This year's social is co-hosted by GEM. Come along ... Full story

Teacher focus group + free ticket to ‘Victoria on TV’ lecture
Kensington Palace are developing an exciting new learning programme for KS5 students based on their historic fashion collection, and are looking for Art & Design/Textiles teachers to help them shape it. Aimed at KS5 Art and Design, Textiles and Fashion students, the learning programme will focus on the social, cultural and ... Full story

The Whole Picture: Rethinking diversity
29 - 30 November 2017
It’s time to rethink the conversation surrounding equality, diversity and access. The visual arts can act as a catalyst for change. Arts educators, artists, makers and teachers are often under pressure to simply deliver, but could benefit from time to reflect on their practice.   There isn’t a ‘one size fits ... Full details

Museums as hosts in a divided society
Manchester Museum
15 November 2017
We are confronted on a daily basis by evidence of divisions in our society and communities. These divisions crystallised last year in the Referendum vote and continue in the debate over the Brexit process and outcome.This Happy Museum workshop builds on a previous event to investigate the psychology and neuroscience ... Full details

Teachers’ Seminar: Race, Slavery, Image, Impact
National Portrait Gallery
16 November 2017
Join us to explore the challenges of effectively working with the emotive subject of race, slavery, imagery and its impact, specifically focusing on the role that portraits, and the National Portrait Gallery Collection in particular, can play in supporting teaching in the classroom. Key speakers talk exclusively to teachers about ... Full details

Art for All?
University of Hull
18 October 2017
BP Cultural Visions Lecture: Sandy Nairne on Tate, the Turner Prize, art theft and portraits. Former director of the National Portrait Gallery, writer, historian and curator Sandy Nairne is to deliver a lecture at the University of Hull on Wednesday 18 October. With a career in the art world dating ... Full details

Strategic Manager
National Youth Arts organisation seeks Strategic Manager for the Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton area and to work as part of the senior team leading on the delivery of the Bridge role across the South East. Full description

Youth Programme Coordinator
Yorkshire-based gallery seeks experienced individual to help shape and develop a new phase of their learning programmes for young people outside of formal education. Full description

Trainee: Heritage Learning, Interpretation and Participation
A Middlesex based art gallery is recruiting a trainee for a six month paid programme of training. Full description

Learning Programmes Producer – Adults
London-based museum organisation seeks experienced professional to design and deliver vibrant and innovative learning programmes for adults. Full description

Chair of the Board
A major international centre for contemporary art based in the North of England is seeking a new Chair to lead the Board, Executive Team and organisation into and through the next critical stages of its development. Full description

Arts Programme Executive, Part-time
London-based photography charity seeks highly motivated individual to take the leading role in managing and delivering the organisation's highly innovative Arts Empowerment Programme. Full description

Learning and Engagement Manager
Disability Visual Arts organisation based in Shrewsbury is seeking an experienced and committed individual to fill a new post on their team, working with Disabled Children and Young People. Full description


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