Behind the scenes

"Behind the scenes"

Behind closed doors: Mines, Wax and Sir Richard Owen   © Natural History Museum   Rachel Mackay, Front of House Section Manager and LMG Share LondonRepresentative talks about her journey to the Natural History Museum. Looking at my CV, my motivation for working in museums may seem obvious. I studied medieval history at university and I worked weekends in a  Read more →

Green Museums Project

"Green Museums Project"

GREEN SHOOTS: energy efficiency and reducing costs. Yvette Shepherd, Museum Development Officer, South & West London reports on the Museum of London’s Renaissance Green Museums Project. Increasing energy costs have forced many museums to review their operations to maximise energy efficiency and reduce costs.  For many this has been complemented by increased awareness of their responsibilities to reduce the overall  Read more →

Steel Cap Shoes

"Steel Cap Shoes"

Nature and Nurture: leading the nation in sustainable heritage Jade-Lauren Cawthray explains the significant moments in her life that led her to being the first ever trainee in the Sustainability of Heritage hosted by the Garden Museum. Jade holding a gardener’s flip knife I was 11 years old when I moved from central Leeds to Richmond, North Yorkshire, the gateway  Read more →