Bookings are open for the 2018 Engage Conference which will explore the intersection between arts, health, wellbeing and education.
Learn about this year's commissioned artist, Lindsey Mendick, and The Turnpike Pottery
Engage seeks new members for the Engage Council
Presentations, notes and resources from Engage Scotland's Early years learning in galleries seminar
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DIGITAL DEMYSTIFIED: New Developments for Museum and Gallery Learning
London Area Group MeetingDIGITAL DEMYSTIFIED: New Developments for Museum and Gallery LearningThursday 27 September 2018, 2.15 - 5pmNational Maritime Museum, Park Row, London SE10 9NFhttps://www.rmg.co.uk/national-maritime-museumEngage members and regional colleagues are invited to join London Reps for an Area Group Meeting investigating the latest approaches to technology in arts and heritage ... Full story

Integrated Programming: Learning, Exhibitions and the Commissioning of Artworks
East Midlands Area Group meetingIntegrated Programming: Learning, Exhibitions and the Commissioning of ArtworksMonday 1 October, 1 - 4pm, National Centre for Craft & DesignEngage members and regional colleagues are invited to join East Midlands Reps for an Area Group Meeting at the National Centre for Craft & Design on Monday 1st ... Full story

Handle with Care: exploring The Turnpike Pottery, 2018 ARMA Commission
North West Area Group MeetingHandle with Care: exploring The Turnpike Pottery, 2018 ARMA CommissionTuesday 9 October 2018, 12.30 - 3pmThe Turnpike, Civic Square, Leigh WN7 1EBhttps://www.theturnpike.org.uk/contact Join Engage NW Area Reps for a session exploring the 2018 Alexandra Reinhardt Memorial Award, where commissioned artist Lindsey Mendick has been working with ... Full story

You'll Never Live Like Common People
Yorkshire Area Group MeetingFriday 12 October 2018, 12 - 3pmArtlink Hull, 87 Princes Avenue, Hull, East Yorkshire HU5 3QPLocation: www.artlinkhull.co.uk/contact/#location_infoEngage members and regional colleagues are invited to join Yorkshire Rep Gaby Lees, for an Area Group Meeting at Artlink Hull, where an invited panel will lead discussion around class and art. Is ... Full story

Discussing the need for increased equality and diversity within the arts
South Wales Area Group Meeting Discussing the need for increased equality and diversity within the artsTuesday 23 October 2018, 10am - 2pmLlantarnam Grange Arts Centre, St David's Road, Cwmbran, Torfaen, NP44 1PDwww.lgac.org.uk Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre will be hosting an Engage South East area meeting on Tuesday 23rd October. We will be discussing the need for ... Full story

Mothers Who Make
Cooper Gallery
Thurs 27 Sept, Thurs 25 Oct & Thurs 29 Nov
Mothers Who Make is a peer support group and creative exchange session for mothers who are artists – professional and/or passionate – writers, painters, actors, dancers, filmmakers, photographers; every kind of maker welcome, and every kind of mother. You are invited to join us for the first of our monthly ... Full details

Artswork Essentials: Prevent
Artswork Ltd
Tuesday 25 September 2018
Prevent is part of the government’s counter terrorism programme, and it is now a recommendation that all organisations working to support children and young people undertake Prevent training. This one-day course offers essential enhanced safeguarding training for anyone working in the arts and cultural sectors with children and young people. ... Full details

Culture Cares Conference 2018
Derby Theatre
Tuesday 30 October 2018
How arts and culture are making a positive impact and creating pathways in the lives of young people in and leaving care.Join us for an insightful and lively conversation between the cultural and care sectors, as we highlight a range of innovative approaches that are creating positive outcomes for young ... Full details

People Power: Embedding Community Participation
Museums Association
Wednesday 12 September 2018
Museums Association One-Day ConferenceThe benefits for museums of working with communities are many – from diversifying audiences and workforces, to introducing new voices and perspectives. But is this work creating real change for organisations, the partners they work with and lives of the people they serve? From co-curation and other participatory practice, ... Full details

GEM Intermediate Course: Creative Collaborations 2018
Friday 12 October 2018 / Monday 19 November 2018
Participatory work with artists and creative practitioners in heritage settingsLiverpool: 12 October 2018, 10.00 – 16.30, International Slavery MuseumLondon: 19 November 2018, 10.00 – 16.30, British LibraryWant to increase your understanding and generate ideas in creative collaborations? Then this course is for you!This course provides the opportunity to explore the ... Full details

DCDC18: Memory and Transformation
Birmingham Conference and Events Centre
Monday 19 – Wednesday 21 November 2018
Discovering Collections, Discovering Communities is a collaborative conference series between The National Archives and Research Libraries UK. Now in its sixth year, DCDC brings together colleagues from across the archive, library, museum and academic sectors to explore shared opportunities, collective challenges, and to discuss how each sector can work more effectively ... Full details

Adult Learning Producer (Maternity Cover)
Charitable body based in London seeks experienced individual to develop and manage an exciting public programme of adult learning events. Full description

Learning and Engagement Manager
Birmingham-based art gallery seeks experienced and highly organised individual to take responsibility for the day to day management and delivery of Learning and Engagement at the Barber. Full description

Museums Learning, Interpretation and Engagement Manager
Glasgow-based organisation seeks highly experienced individual to innovate and develop new practice in accessible exhibition design and public programming for a wide range of audiences, and lead, develop and motivate their Learning and Engagement team. Full description

Senior Learning Coordinator
Visual arts organisation based in Edinburgh seeks an experienced educator who will manage the day to day running of a programme of free visits for nurseries, schools, colleges, universities and community groups. Full description

Learning Producer
East midlands based visual arts venue seeks seeking a strategic and experienced learning specialist to develop programmes with schools and related service providers. Full description

Community Link Officer
East Midlands-based visual arts venue seeks an energetic and experienced community engagement specialist to help increase access to programmes. Full description

Learning and Engagement Officer
Visual arts organisations seeks experienced educator to assist with the development and management of an activity programme across Scotland and the north of England. Full description


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