engage Scotland represents the Scottish body of engage members, responding to training and networking needs within gallery education with a Scottish focus.
engage Scotland update
It was great to see old and new faces at our training seminar, Engaging vulnerable and hard to reach young people, in Glasgow on 11 February. We had some thought provoking presentations and the resources are now online and available to download.
Plans for our collaborative seminar with ARTIST ROOMS looking at gallery education and digital are coming together. Tickets for this event have sold out, and the seminar will run on 25 March at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art in Edinburgh. This will be followed on 23 April by a really interesting event with the National Galleries Scotland Outreach team looking at engaging with communities through recent projects.
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Please do get in touch if you have any contributions for the newsletter or any thoughts or suggestions as to how engage Scotland can support you in your work.
engage Scotland Coordinator
ARTIST ROOMS Seminar - Gallery Education: Developing Digital Resources
Gallery Education: Developing Digital Resources
Tuesday 25 March 2014, 10am – 4.30pm
The Studio, Modern One, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Belford Road, Edinburgh
Apologies - this event is now fully booked
Gallery Education: Developing Digital Resources is the second event organised by ARTIST ROOMS and engage looking at how digital technologies and platforms are being used within gallery education. The seminar is also supported by the ARTIST ROOMS Research Partnership and GENERATION. Details of the event are still being finalised but will be confirmed shortly.
Click here for further information.
Apply to host ARMA 2015 Artist in Residence
engage is delighted to announce that applications are now open for venues wishing to host the Alexandra Reinhardt Memorial Award, Artist in Residence programme in 2015.
Galleries, museums and visual arts venues throughout the United Kingdom are invited to submit proposals to host the 2015 Alexandra Reinhardt Memorial Award (ARMA), Artist in Residence, worth £15,000. The Award funds a 10-week artist/s residency and public art commission to be displayed within the host venue or nearby. A further £2,000 will be made available to the host venue to cover expenses.
Applications are invited from both organisations with experience in hosting artist residencies and/or running learning programmes, and those with little experience for whom this would be a good opportunity to develop work in this area. Please click here for further information.
Apply now - Extend Leadership Programme 2014-15
Cross-artform leadership Programme for mid-career professionals working in learning and education
Applications are invited from colleagues working in learning and education roles in the arts and cultural sectors to participate in the Extend Leadership Programme 2014-15. Now in its third year, Extend is a leadership programme for mid career professionals - either employed or freelance - working in education and learning roles in the creative arts. We are delighted that funding from Creative Scotland will support four places for participants from Scotland for Extend 2014/15.
The programme comprises a Professional Development Plan, two Residentials, mentoring and a Group Project for participants and is open to applicants across all art forms and to professionals working in museums, libraries and heritage who meet the eligibility criteria. Previous participants included individuals working for the Royal Opera House, Arnolfini, Phoenix Dance Theatre, National Museum of Wales, Shawcross Arts, Scottish Sculpture Workshop, Seven Stories, Trinity Laban, Sir John Soane's Museum, Talbot Rice Gallery, National Maritime Museum, Sheffield Theatres and Chapter Arts Centre.
Click here to learn how you can apply for a place on the 2014-15 Extend Leadership Programme
engage International Summer School 2013 - Documentation now available
Resilience and leadership in gallery education
10 - 13 September 2013, Padua, Italy
engage International Summer School welcomed experienced educators, visual artists, curators and academics, working in the field of gallery and museum education and engaged contemporary art practice, to review and develop their practice during a four-day residential course.
Documentation from this year's Summer School is now availble to view and download from the Summer School section of the website.