Actively engaging audiences in the arts Actively engaging audiences in the arts

The Department of Art History and World Art Studies offers a range of projects and initiatives to actively engage audiences with the arts.

These activities include the Andrew Martindale Public Lecture Series and the weekly World Art Research Seminars (WARS).        

Details of upcoming engagement and outreach activities can be found on our news and events page, as well as on facebook and twitter.


The Sainsbury Centre

The Sainsbury Centre, along with academics from the department, run a programme of tours for schools and education providers, outreach activities and a talks series.

Find out more about outreach at SCVA

Find out more about the talks series

Find out more about educational tours and workshops for schools.


Some recent projects:

Moore in Focus: A Friendship in Letters

Norwich Science Café - Archaeology Special

Norwich Castle Museum  Lunchtime Talks: Egypt under the Roman Empire

Norman Connections -  Public Lecture series

Falling Backwards – Exhibition & Artist Talks

Heaven in the Rafters Exhibition, Hungate Medieval Art, Norwich

Depicting Africa website

Journeys Through Light Exhibition   

Community University Engagement Community University Engagement

UEA has a small dedicated Community University Engagement team who are on hand to advise staff and students about different aspects of their engagement activity including ideas, planning, evaluation and impact.  Financial and practical assistance is also available via a Small Expenses Fund and the loan of equipment such as audio recorders.  You can find more information and case studies on the Community University Engagement website.