A group of 27 artists and art lecturers are taking the National Gallery to tribunal following their dismissal last year, in a bid to prove that they were employees rather than freelancers. ‘NG27’ member Richard Stemp argues that the case has important implications for all artists and those working in the arts.
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27 educators and artists claiming unfair dismissal have raised over half of their target, and as a thank you to supporters will run a free drawing event this Friday in London.
We took the kids to YSP yesterday and upstairs in the chapel overlooking Chiharo Shiota’s installation is a small book on silence. The kids’ bags provided in the gallery also contain ear defenders for blocking out sound whilst creating sculptures […]
The annual arts education conference, which this year takes place in Liverpool, will explore how issues of access and activism impact on galleries and the visual arts.
The final conversation in Artquest’s System Failure series took the opportunity to unpick the different approaches of education versus exhibition departments within galleries and museums.
This year’s engage International Conference in Glasgow focused on young people working with art and artists, with a remit to explore the gallery as a school, the importance of cross-disciplinary engagement, and the ethics of peer-led practice. But, as Moira Jeffrey reports, much of the lively and challenging discussion was wide-ranging and off script.
With its focus on the idea of gallery educators as ‘disruptive influences’, this year’s engage International Conference in Leeds took a close look at the innovative use of digital technologies in gallery education. Mike Pinnington, content editor at Tate Liverpool, reports from day one of the conference.
Four gallery educators have been presented with professional development awards in recognition of their dedication to the sector, at an awards ceremony during this year’s engage International Conference in Leeds.
This year’s engage International Conference takes place in Leeds in November, and is set to explore how innovation and risk taking in gallery education can often run parallel with a need to disrupt, subvert and ‘unsettle’. We speak to conference programmer Michael Prior to find out more.
Provides insight into how professionals construct gallery learning programmes, and why these activities can provide transformational experiences, using Tate as a case study.
The winners of the 2013 Marsh Awards for Excellence in Gallery Education were announced at this year’s engage conference in Birmingham.
This year’s engage International Conference took place in Birmingham and tackled the current period of ‘extraordinary change’ in art education across the UK while also exploring what an uncertain future may hold. AIR Council member Caroline Wright, who was presenting at the conference, reports.
Taking place in November, the theme of this year’s engage International Conference is ‘visual arts education looking to the future’. With discounted places available for a-n members as part of a shared membership offer, we take a look forward to the conference programme.
Interpretation Matters, a new site from a-n contributor Dany Louise, is dedicated to the presentation of written interpretation materials in galleries.
Over two days in Cardiff, this year’s engage conference examined the relationship between international and grass roots artistic activity. Our correspondent reports from day one.
Four exceptional individuals recognised for their dedication to making the visual arts more accessible at the Marsh Awards for Excellence in Gallery Education.
With a few days to go before 2012 nominations close, we hear from two of last year’s recipients, visual artists Tom Goddard and Laura Wilson.
Engage/Enquire’s ‘The Art of Influencing Change, Economies and Ecologies’ at Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne and NALGAO’s annual conference in Brighton.
Engage’s enquire programme, the largest systematic review in England to focus on how children and young people can learn through galleries, contemporary art and with artists, published its findings in November as 02 Inspiring Learning in Galleries.
Overview of engage’s “en-quire” programme, still in process at the time of publication.