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London Area Group Meeting - Our space: Play as radical practice
London Area Group MeetingOur space: Play as radical practiceMonday 23 July 2018, 2 - 4.30pm, National GalleryEngage members and regional colleagues are invited to join London Reps for an Area Group Meeting to explore innovative approaches connecting children and families with the spaces they inhabit.   In this session, inspired ... Full story

2018 Engage Conference dates announced!
We're delighted to announce that the Engage Annual Conference will take place on Tuesday 13 and Wednesday 14 November 2018. The Conference, which seeks to examine arts, health, wellbeing and education will be hosted by the Whitworth Gallery in Manchester.Please save the date and watch out for updates, as always Engage members ... Full story

POSTPONED: Inspiring Wellbeing
North West Area Group MeetingMonday 2 July 2018 10.45am – 3pm, Abbott Hall Art Gallery, KendalEngage members and regional colleagues are invited to join North West Area Reps for an Area Group Meeting at Abbot Hall Art Gallery on 2 July, 10.45am-3pm.This session explores the theme of art and wellbeing ... Full story

Artists Professional Development - Red Day (Reflection: Exchange: Dialogue)
5x5x5=Creativity & Hauser & Wirth Somerset
Thursday 21 June 2018
Hauser & Wirth Somerset and 5x5x5=creativity, an arts-based charity dedicated to supporting children and young people in their exploration and expression of creative ideas, have come together to host a special event for artists working in education.The setting at Hauser & Wirth Somerset will provide a platform for teachers and ... Full details

Express Yourself II - using informal learning to work with SEND audiences in museums and heritage
Monday 23 July
Are you interested in developing more robust infromal learning work with SEND audiences? Then this exploratory, hands-on day is for you!Following our really popular Express Yourself study day at the Leeds Discovery Centre in May, focusing on schools engagement, we have this study day looking at ways of engaging SEND audiences ... Full details

Working with Refugees and Asylum-Seekers
Monday 30 July
Sheffield is home to almost 900 asylum-seekers and approximately 1200 refugees. We desire to develop work with these residents in ways that enhance and enrich their lives, helping them to feel welcomed and valued members of our community. In late 2017 we received a small GEM research grant to visit ... 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

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

Learning & Skills Coordinator
London-based arts institution seeks flexible and proactive problem-solver to oversee the administration and coordination of activity produced by the Learning and Skills team. Full description

Artist in Residence – College Central
Artist with experience in supporting young people with complex needs sought for role at gallery located in the south east. Full description

Learning & Participation Manager
Exciting opportunity to expand on a dynamic programme of education and outreach activities at a Bristol-based visual art institution. Full description

Formal Learning Programmer
Open-air gallery in West Yorkshire seeks an enthusiastic and motivated creative learning professional to lead, develop and deliver formal learning for all key stages. Full description


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