Bookings are open for the 2018 Engage Conference which will explore the intersection between arts, health, wellbeing and education.
Whether working with art exhibitions, museum collections or archives it is difficult to avoid challenging ethical and moral debates. Engage 42 will address this theme and contributions are invited up to the deadline of Monday 22 October.
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
PUBLISHED: Engage 41 The constant is change: art, craft and design education for the twenty-first century
Articles, blogs, podcasts and presentations to get you thinking about leadership in a whole new light
Share your projects with over 800 colleagues across the UK
Celebrate ART launches
Poet Dean Atta on why all children deserve to be able to express themselves creatively.

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Innovation and Creation
West Midlands Area Group MeetingThursday 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

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

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

Programme Manager - Residencies
London-based museum seeks skilled and collaborative individual to manage a high-profile and ambitious programme of residencies. Full description

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


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