For people interested in current and topical issues in art and culture, the Sainsbury Centre's courses and conferences provide a readily accessible way in to university-level expertise and intelligent discussion. Through events, lectures and courses as well as through work on the internet, these events encourage participation and collaboration between specialists and people with a general interest in world art.
The University of East Anglia also offers postgraduate and professional development programmes for museum professionals:
INSET events for Teachers
INSET evenings give teachers the opportunity to network with colleagues, find out how to make the best of the Sainsbury Centre's resources and be inspired by a hands-on workshop lead by local artists.
Volunteer Guides training
A year-long course which prepares people who wish to join the Centre’s volunteer guides team.
The Sainsbury Centre holds regular conferences linked to our special exhibitions programme.
A series of three seminars was held between November 2003 and May 2004 under the collective heading of 'Culture Futures'. They were organized as part of UEA's 40th anniversary celebrations and were designed to throw open debates on cultural heritage and question assumptions.
Three topics were: