News: Fellows present their global findings on galleries and museums
Published: 15 Nov 2017
Museum and gallery access and education were the focus of last night’s gathering of the Engage network, at which three Churchill Fellows presented their findings from Australia, Europe and the USA.
The Fellows who gave keynote speeches were:
- Sarah Campbell, who travelled to the USA to study new approaches to museum learning. Read Sarah’s report
- Michelle Weiner, who travelled to Australia and the USA to explore arts programmes for older people in galleries and museums. Read Michelle’s report
- Korantema Anyimadu (pictured), who travelled to Germany, the Netherlands and the USA to research ways museums can engage more diverse audiences. Read Korantema’s report
“This lively and interesting event was a great showcase for our Fellows’ global insights. By sharing the inspiring ideas they observed during their travels, they are making an invaluable contribution to the conversation around the future directions of museums and galleries” - Sara Canullo, WCMT Fellowship Director
The event at London’s October Gallery was hosted by Engage, the leading advocacy and training network for gallery education. The audience included representatives of several high-profile galleries and museums. Daryl Wells, the Director of Art Responders, also gave a presentation, sharing her work on integrating restorative justice principles within art education in the USA.