About Engage Cymru

Engage Cymru is the lead advocacy and training network for gallery education in Wales and has over 70 members, including gallery and museum educators, teachers, local authority officers and artists.

Engage Cymru promotes gallery education through advocacy, regular area group meetings, networking and professional development training events, and through its projects. Members are updated on news and events in Wales through e-newsletters.

Engage Cymru is run by Angela Rogers, Engage Cymru Development Coordinator, and supported by volunteer Area Reps and a Development Group.


Engage Cymru projects work across four strands:

  • Projects with Young People
  • Professional Development for Artists
  • Older People  
  • Arts and Health

Engage Cymru Development Group members

Lisa Edgar, Ffotogallery
Grace Todd, National Museums Wales
Angela Rogers, Engage Cymru Coordinator
Jane Sillis, Engage
Tom Goddard, Artist
Gwenno Jones, Flintshire County Council
Sian Fritzgerald, Denbighshire County Council
Mai Thomas, Artist
Jo Marsh, Arts Lead, Wrexham County Borough Council

Engage Cymru Area Reps

Engage Cymru Peak Area Group Meeting 2018

North East Wales
Sian Fitzgerald, Arts Officer, Denbighshire County Council
Mai Thomas, Artist

Mid Wales
Rachel Dunlop, Peak Cymru

South Wales
Louise Tolcher-Goldwyn, LLantarnam Grange Arts Centre

Engage Cymru coordinates WAHWN – the Wales Arts Health & Well-being Network representing over 300 arts and health professionals in Wales. We support the sector through advocacy, networking and training.