Call for Proposals: Engage Journal 45 - Class and inequality

Proposals are invited for issue 45 of the Engage Journal: Class and Inequality. This issue will focus on issues of class, socio-economic disadvantage and inequality in relation to gallery education and engagement programmes and the related sector.

Edited by Professor Sarah Perks.

Deadline for proposals: 11 January 2021

If you are interested in contributing to this issue, please send an informal proposal of around 200-300 words, your job/freelance title and contact details to by Monday, 5pm, 11 January 2021.


Engage Trustee vacancies. We require trustees with expertise in: Legal, Digital and Visual Arts and Gallery Education in Wales

Engage, the National Association for Gallery Education, is seeking new trustees to join our established and dedicated Board in November 2020. The Board, which currently has 14 members, meets quarterly.

We are particularly interested in applications from those who individually have knowledge and expertise in the three following areas: The law, digital, and of visual arts education and gallery education in Wales.


The role of the Engage Board is to:

Oriel Myrddin Book Club / Clwb Llyfrau Oriel Myrddin: Zadie Smith - On Beauty

Join us for our Festive edition of the Oriel Myrddin Book Club where we will have a friendly and informal discussion led by Kirsten Hinks-Knight.
Alongside our autum/winter exhibition Y Bwrdd // The Table, we will be reading On Beauty by renowned author Zadie Smith. In line with The Table’s homage to a Dutch still life, On Beauty is a contemporary homage to E.M. Forsters Howard’s End, following
the complications of family politics set against a New England backdrop.
‘Glorious. Wonderfully engaging, wonderfully observed...that rare thing: a novel that is as affecting

Oriel Myrddin Book Club - Deep Country: Neil Ansell

~~Join us for a friendly and informal discussion led by Kirsten Hinks-Knight.

Free, tea and cake provided, everyone is welcome

Oriel Myrddin Gallery Book Club - Ali Smith: Spring

~~Alongside our exhibition Forest + Found: Walking the Line at Oriel Myrrdin Gallery, we’re delighted that the artists Max Bainbridge and Abigail Booth (Forest + Found) have especially chosen our Book Club selection.
From the bestselling author of Autumn and Winter, as well as the prize-winning How to be both, comes the next installment in the remarkable Seasonal Quartet series.

Oriel Myrddin Book Club / Clwb Llyfrau Oriel Myrddin

~~Invisible Cities by Italo Calvino

Free, no need to book , tea and cake provided

Alongside our exhibition The Building Project we will be reading Invisible Cities  by Italo Calvino, chosen especially for us by Carmarthen based architectural practice Rural Office for Architecture.

Join us for a friendly and infomral discussion led by Kirsten Hinks-Knight.

Book Club Bach / Clwb Llyfrau Bach

~~I ddathlu Diwrnod y Llyfr, byddwn yn cynnal clwb llyfrau ‘bach’!
I gyd-fynd â'n harddangosfa bresennol, Y Prosiect Adeiladu, byddwn yn darllen Mortal Engines gan Philip Reeve, sef llyfr lle mae adeiladau yn dod yn fyw. Mae'r stori hynod ddychmygus hon, sydd wedi'i lleoli yn nhirwedd gyfareddol y dyfodol, yn gyfuniad bywiog o antur, rhamant, dirgelwch, trosedd a dychryn. Mae'r antur garlamus hon, sy'n llawn o gymeriadau a lleoliadau lliwgar, yn herio'r cymeriadau canolog a'r darllenydd i ailarchwilio eu hagweddau a'u rhagdybiaethau.

Ymateb: amser ysgrifennu creadigol / Response: creative writing time

~~Saturday 27th October

11am - 1pm

£12.50 per person (plus booking fee) including tea and biscuits. +16 booking essential, payments are non-refundable.

Join Kate Pawsey for a workshop using writing as an exploratory tool in response to our current exhibition. Kate will offer a way of deepening, widening and opening up your sensations in a wholly subjective way. She will encourage the use of creative, reflective and expressive words to slow down, to think, feel and sense the ways that these objects are prompting and stimulating us, the viewers.

Table Reads

Table Reads, hosted by artists Freya Dooley and Cinzia Mutigli, is an informal reading and discussion event exploring overlaps in experimental writing, literature, and visual art.


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