University Challenge | Exploring university and museum relationships in the Share Academy project

"University Challenge | Exploring university and museum relationships in the Share Academy project"

UPDATE: Share Academy announce grants to develop museum and academic partnerships.  More here. Teaming up to score shared rewards In the autumn of 2012, Arts Council England funded University College London [UCL], the University of Arts London [UAL], and the London Museums Group [LMG] to investigate how those working in museums and universities could effectively team up in order to  Read more →

Tardieu Oils to Honour the Role of Nurses in World War One Centenary

"Tardieu Oils to Honour the Role of Nurses in World War One Centenary"

The Board of Trustees of the Florence Nightingale Museum are pleased to announce the major acquisition of a collection of ten oil paintings by Victor Tardieu showing the volunteer field hospital run by Millicent, Duchess of Sutherland (1867-1955) at Bourbourg near Dunkirk in 1915. This acquisition – along with the associated interpretation and engagement programme – has been most generously  Read more →

Museum studies day: engaging audiences

"Museum studies day: engaging audiences"

Friday 8 March 2013, 11.00-15.30 £10, no concessions BP Lecture Theatre, Clore Education Centre, British Museum This day explores the role of public engagement work in the Museum, with talks from British Museum staff and other professionals from the sector, from global engagement via the web to projects with local communities. Suitable for students and those interested in the museum  Read more →

Museum Mentor Workshop (Accreditation)

"Museum Mentor Workshop (Accreditation)"

10.30am – 4pm, 11th March 2013, Surrey History Centre Museum Mentors are museum professionals who support smaller, independent museums in the United Kingdom in developing applications for Accreditation and subsequent Accreditation returns. Arts Council England coordinates networks across England to support both Mentors and through them, the museums receiving support. Existing members, and colleagues considering taking on the role of  Read more →

Catalyst heritage: building fundraising capacity grants now open to applications

"Catalyst heritage: building fundraising capacity grants now open to applications"

Grants of £3,000 to £10,000 This is a £2million grants initiative for heritage organisations who can apply for funding to support activities that will bring them sustainable financial benefits through access to new sources of private funding, such as individual or corporate donors, trusts and foundations. Catalyst heritage: Building fundraising capacity – small grants is now open for applications. There  Read more →

Free Symposium and Networking Event: Expertise, Engagement and Impact

"Free Symposium and Networking Event: Expertise, Engagement and Impact"

Wednesday 10th April 2013, UCL, 13.30-20.00 Deep public sector funding cuts mean that many museums are losing access to specialist expertise. At the same time, the university sector is under intense pressure to ensure that research has public support and public impact. This free, half-day symposium offers an opportunity for museum staff and academics to explore some of the issues  Read more →

Volunteer Social Networking and Web Internship

"Volunteer Social Networking and Web Internship"

Ben Uri Gallery, The Art Museum for Everyone Location & Start Date: Our Old St offices, March/April 2013 Job ref: BU71SMW Job Type: 4 days a week commitment preferred – 3 days a week considered – 4 month internship. Expenses: Travel expenses within London Zones 1-6 reimbursed. Working as part of a team you will help us to manage and  Read more →

Museum Development Officer

"Museum Development Officer"

Hampshire and the Solent area We are looking for an enthusiastic and flexible individual to deliver museum development services across the Hampshire and Solent area. The successful candidate will be developing and maintaining relationships with museums across the sub-region, and providing interventions to strengthen future sector sustainability and enable organisational development. Educated to Degree level, you’ll have sound experience of  Read more →

Head of Education (maternity cover)

"Head of Education (maternity cover)"

Sir John Soane’s Museum Job Type: Part Time (4 days per week) Salary: £29,000 p/a pro rata Closing Date: Friday 15 March, 5pm Interview Date: Monday 25 March Sir John Soane’s Museum is seeking seeking a maternity cover appointment for the key role of Head of Education, responsible for the entire range of education resources, events and activities that take  Read more →