The Marsh Awards for Excellence in Gallery Education 2016

engage, the National Association for Gallery Education and the Marsh Christian Trust are delighted to announce the Marsh Awards for Excellence in Gallery Education 2016.

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Posted: 05/04/2016

Do you know someone doing excellent work in gallery or
visual art education & learning?

the National Association for Gallery Education and the Marsh Christian Trust
are delighted to announce the
Awards for Excellence in Gallery Education 2016
. The Awards, which
recognise and celebrate the achievements of those working in learning and
education within gallery or visual arts contexts (freelance, salaried or as
volunteers) in the UK and internationally,
winners £500 to spend on their professional development.

Nominations Deadline: 10am, Thursday 16 June 2016.

The Awards
Awards of £500 each will be offered to
individuals working in learning or education in or for galleries or visual arts
who have shown dedication or innovation
in their work.
The Awards will be
announced at the engage International Conference in Liverpool, in October 2016.

Winners should use the
Award to support their Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and each will
be asked to complete a short feedback form by March 2017.

Since 2011, the Awards have successfully enabled winners
to develop their arts education practice through funding attendance of courses
and conferences, the joining of professional associations, visiting of good
practice in the UK and abroad, funding of research, and by inspiring personal
and professional confidence through the recognition of their work.

Who can be nominated?
Nominations are
encouraged for colleagues at all stages of their careers, working freelance, in
salaried positions or as volunteers. engage welcomes nominations for those
working with organisations of all sizes. Nominations for non-members of engage
are also invited. Nominators should be a colleague or a representative of an
organisation who has worked with the nominee.

If you made a nomination
in previous years please feel free to do so again – we would be pleased to
consider your nomination in 2016. engage wishes to thank colleagues for the
very high standard of applications received in the past five years.

How to make a nomination
Please return a completed
Nomination Form to
info@engage.org by 10am, Thursday 16 June 2016. Download
the form at:

If you are nominating
someone, please let them know you are doing so and consult with them about the
application; we would like to know how each nominee would like to use the award
for their Continuing Professional Development. There are only five questions to
answer on the form, and nomination should take less than an hour to complete.

Judging criteria and process
Nominations should
demonstrate how nominees have exceeded the expectations of their role, by
showing dedication or innovation in their work.

Judging will take place and winners informed in late
July. Applications will be shortlisted by a panel of experts in gallery
education and representatives from the Marsh Christian Trust and engage. The
Marsh Christian Trust will determine the final winners. The Awards will be
presented during the engage International Conference in Liverpool (13-14
October 2016). The Award ceremony will include a description of the winners’
education work and achievements, and winners will be invited to
a short video about their work to screen
. Winners will be offered travel expenses to attend the
Awards event, dinner
and a complimentary day place to attend
Conference on the day of the ceremony or the following day.

you have any queries please contact Ailbhe Mac Eoin, Communications Officer, engage:
ailbhe.maceoin@engage.org  / 020 7729 5858.

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