Visual arts engagement and participation

Many visual arts engagement professionals do some or all of the following, but the make-up of the job depends on the size of the organisation and programme:

  • Run practical workshops for people of all ages
  • Give tours of exhibitions and facilitate discussion sessions
  • Organise workshops and other projects
  • Co-ordinate and manage projects and staff
  • Work together with other gallery staff, artists, teachers, community groups
  • Raise money for projects and programmes
  • Run outreach projects (outside of the gallery)
  • Work with curators in developing information about exhibitions
  • Work with the reception or front of house staff
  • Organise training for teachers
  • Evaluate projects
  • Devise education programmes and strategies for their gallery
  • Work with curatorial staff on exhibition programmes