engage, the National Association for Gallery Education

engage, the National Association for Gallery Education

Established in 1989 as the National Association for Gallery Education, engage is the membership organisation representing gallery and visual art education professionals in the UK and over 20 countries worldwide. As the UK’s most effective support and advocacy organisation for gallery education, we work through our members to promote access to and enjoyment of the visual arts.

Venue Type:

Association or society

Opening hours

Please see website for details

Admission charges

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Additional info

To learn more about the benefits of becoming a member of engage please visit http://www.engage.org/membership

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Watch this Space Toolkit


This toolkit draws on the expertise of teachers, artists and gallery educators who have participated in Watch this Space. The information focuses on how to set up successful relationships between schools and galleries, and includes useful resources, bibliography and templates.

How to obtain

Click the link to obtain the free download.
Alternatively, the printed booklet is available at a cost of £7.50. To order please contact info@engage.org

Watch this Space Handbook


The Watch the Space handbook is for teachers, artists and gallery education professionals wishing to work in partnership to deliver exciting education projects in galleries across curriculum subjects.
It contains case studies by participants in the Watch this Space Programme, 2004-2008, about how they initiated and sustained gallery-school partnerships, complemented by a wide ranging discussion of current gallery education issues. With contributions from a gallery director, Ofsted, teacher training providers and leading gallery education practitioners.
Used in conjunction with the Watch this Space Toolkit this handbook provides knowledge, ideas and inspiration for anyone wishing to build g

How to obtain

Cost £8.50. To order, please contact info@engage.org

engage, the National Association for Gallery Education
Rich Mix
35 - 47 Bethnal Green Road
Greater London
E1 6LA


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020 7729 5858

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