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

The Sainsbury Institute for Art (SIfA) regularly runs a range of projects and initiatives to actively engage audiences in the arts.

Current and ongoing activities include:




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


The Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts

Working in collaboration with academics from SIfA, the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts runs a programme of tours for schools and education providers, along with 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   

SIfA Presents 2014 - Videos from UEA:TV SIfA Presents 2014 - Videos from UEA:TV

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.