Accreditation Plus Training Consultation

"Accreditation Plus Training Consultation"

We are currently developing our programme of training for the Accreditation Plus programme for the October 2013 – February 2014 period. We would like your feedback on what training workshops are most relevant to you skills needs. We have put together a list of training event ideas that we believe link to the Accreditation standard and compliment the training we  Read more →

Reminder: Collections Care Training Needs Survey

"Reminder: Collections Care Training Needs Survey"

Please complete the survey by Friday 31st May To complete the survey please go to: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/8MZH23P Over the last four years Renaissance funding has allowed the London Museums Hub and now the Museum of London and the Horniman Museum & Gardens, to provide free training to staff and volunteers from regional museums in certain areas of Collections Care.  This training  Read more →

Free Accreditation Plus Workshops

"Free Accreditation Plus Workshops"

There are places remaining on the following Accreditation Plus workshops: Rationalisation and Disposal: The What, Why and How? 19 June This workshop is in two parts, one theoretical and the other a more practical exploration of how some services have begun the process. Vanessa Trevelyan will lead an examination of the ethics and practicalities of disposing of museum collections. UCL,  Read more →

Free Arts Award Training (bronze and silver) for museums

"Free Arts Award Training (bronze and silver) for museums"

Date: 6 June 2013 Venue: Orleans House Gallery, Riverside, Twickenham TW1 3DJ Orleans House Gallery have received strategic funding from Arts Council England to offer free Arts Award training to museum professionals prioritising those working in West London. However we have a small number of spaces spare to offer to those elsewhere. If you are a museum educator and interested  Read more →

Culture24 new workshop series

"Culture24 new workshop series"

1. Digital engagement specialist Abhay Adhikari on ‘Building your digital ecosystem: from lurking to engagement’. This one day workshop in Brighton is aimed at curators, content specialists and education team members within GLAM’s (Galleries, libraries, archives and museums) and anyone involved in the interpretation of collections for the public. The workshop will help you use social media on your own  Read more →

The new Security Resources section of the Collections Link website

"The new Security Resources section of the Collections Link website"

The security resources section has been reviewed and updated to provide you and your teams with a unique, comprehensive, and practical collection of resources. You can visit it now at http://www.collectionslink.org.uk/security. This revised content draws on input from the security seminars, run by Collections Trust and supported by Arts Council England, and they also helped audit, review and update it  Read more →

AHRC is inviting applications for Digital Community Research Co-Production Projects

"AHRC is inviting applications for Digital Community Research Co-Production Projects"

As part of the cross-Council Connected Communities Programme, the AHRC is inviting applications for Digital Community Research Co-Production Projects. The AHRC has a total of £4m capital funding available under this call. This call seeks to explore new research opportunities at the interface and intersections between the Connected Communities Programme, AHRC’s Digital Transformations in the Arts and Humanities Theme, the  Read more →

GEM London social

"GEM London social"

Thursday 6 June 2013, 6.30pm Leon, Spitalfields Register for this event on our Eventbrite page http://gemlondonjunesocial.eventbrite.co.uk/# At Gem London we know that not everyone has the support of a large team; people you can bat ideas around with and share your frustrations and enthusiasms. So we’re starting a meet up to run every couple of months. It’s a chance to  Read more →

New Ben Uri Collection and Exhibition Loans Programme

"New Ben Uri Collection and Exhibition Loans Programme"

Ben Uri’s world-class collection: 1,300 works – Spanning 130 years – by 380 artists from 35 countries. Unique holdings of émigré and Jewish artists. British artists include Auerbach, Bloch, Bomberg, Epstein, Gertler, Herman, Kossoff, Kramer, Segal, Solomon and Wolmark. International artists include Arikha, Castel, Chagall, Delaunay, Grosz, Kitaj, Liebermann, Pissarro, Ryback, Stern, Soutine, Rubin and Ury. View each work online  Read more →

Latest jobs on GEM

"Latest jobs on GEM"

Adverts for the following positions have been placed on the GEM website:   Job Title                        Public Programmes Manager Organisation                  Museum of English Rural Life, University of Reading Location                        Reading Salary/Fee                     £27,854 per annum pro rata Type                             Part-time, fixed-term contract Closing date                 Wednesday 26 June 2013   Job Title                        National Programme Developer, Real World  Read more →

Archivist at Brent Museum & Archives

"Archivist at Brent Museum & Archives"

Are you passionate about access to archives and local history? Would you like the chance to shape the future of a local archive? In Brent we have a vision to create a modern, accessible and proactive Brent Archive Service. Brent Archives, currently operating a limited service from a temporary location, will reopen in a brand new cultural centre in early  Read more →

Audience Engagement Manager

"Audience Engagement Manager"

Library & Heritage Centre, Royal College of Nursing £37,803 pa pro rata inc Inner London Weighting Closing date for applications: 1 June 2013 Interview Date: 17th and 18th June 2013 The Royal College of Nursing Library and Heritage Centre will document, preserve and explore the past, present and future of nursing in the United Kingdom; and continue to hold the  Read more →

Community Engagement Officer

"Community Engagement Officer"

Bethlem Art and History Collections Trust £22,286 – £25,464 per annum (including Outer London Weighting) Full-time, fixed-term contract (3 years) Closing date: Sunday 2 June 2013 This Heritage Lottery Funded post has been created to support the Museum of the Mind project which will see the Archives and Museum move to larger premises at the centre of the Bethlem site  Read more →

Heritage Education Officer, Islington Heritage

"Heritage Education Officer, Islington Heritage"

Type: 21 hour/3 days a week, 2 year fixed term contract Salary: £27,945 – £29,571pa, pro rata for part time Closing date: 12 June 2013 at Midnight Visit http://bit.ly/14UEzBK for more details and how to apply

Museum Officer – Outreach

"Museum Officer – Outreach"

Surrey Heath Museum Permanent Contract Hours: 20 per week Salary Range: £24,958 – £29,373 (pro-rata) Grade: SH05 Post Number: DAL063 Surrey Heath Museum is part of Surrey Heath Borough Council’s Business Executive Services which includes Greenspace, Theatre and Museum. The museum interprets the local, natural and artistic history of the Borough through permanent displays and an active exhibitions and events  Read more →