London’s Screen Archives | Nifty Web Widget

"London’s Screen Archives | Nifty Web Widget"

Watch This Week In …’ from London’s Screen Archives London’s Screen Archives, the regional network of museums, archives, and libraries with moving image collections, has launched a nifty web widget that shows a 60-second clip of a different London-related archive film each week. Members of the London Museums Group are invited to host the web ‘calendar’ on their website. It  Read more →

Jobs wb 29 July 2013

"Jobs wb 29 July 2013"

Adverts for the following positions have been placed on the GEM website:   Job Title            Education Visits Officer (two posts) Organisation      House of Commons Location            London Salary/Fee         £22,829 per annum Type                  Full-time, permanent and full-time, fixed-term Closing date      Monday 19 August 2013 Job Title            NDACA Collections and Archives Manager Organisation      Shape Location            London Salary/Fee         £26,166 per annum, pro rata plus  Read more →

Artangel’s Open Initiative

"Artangel’s Open Initiative"

Submit Proposals for Artangel’s Open Initiative Open is a £1 million initiative by Artangel and BBC Radio 4 for new site-specific commissions across the UK. Artists working in any media to share proposals for ground-breaking projects that will transform the UK’s cultural landscape. Proposals are currently being encouraged from UK-based visual artists, filmmakers, writers, composers, theatre makers, choreographers and producers  Read more →

New Mobile Giving Service

"New Mobile Giving Service"

New Mobile Giving Service for the Arts The National Funding Scheme has launched its new mobile donating service to help specific artworks that need restoring or projects seeking funding. Some of the great London cultural causes seeking help include the conservation of Freud’s’ collection of antiquities at the Freud Museum and costumes and wigs at the Almeida Theatre. For more  Read more →

New Clash Chart Service for London and England

"New Clash Chart Service for London and England"

The Culture Diary Re-launches as a New Clash Chart Service for London and England Following the success of The Culture Diary as the one-stop-shop for cultural events during London 2012, the online events tool has now re-launched as a clash diary service. It will assist the effective co-ordination of press events by cultural organisations across London and England. Find out  Read more →

Applications Open | Share London Small Grants

"Applications Open | Share London Small Grants"

Open for Applications | Share London Small Grants The Regional Museum Development Team at the Museum of London are pleased to announce small grants of up to £400 to support skills sharing events for London’s Museums. The funding is through Arts Council England’s Museum Development Fund. Grants are available for joint commissioning of skills sharing or training events (involving at  Read more →

Applications Open | Collection Grants

"Applications Open | Collection Grants"

Open for Applications | Collection grants The MDO team is running a competitive programme of funding for conservation and documentation work in non-national museums.  A grant fund of £10,000 towards documentation or preservation work is available in 2013-14 to support projects that have been prioritised as part of a museum’s conservation or documentation plan. Museums in London that are Accredited  Read more →

Applications Open | Marketing Advisory Visit Grants

"Applications Open | Marketing Advisory Visit Grants"

Open for Applications | Marketing Advisory Visit Grants These grants offer marketing support and advice to museums without specialist marketing staff. Museums can apply for specialist marketing support and an implementation grant of up to £2,000. The programme for 2013-14 is now open. Museums in London that are Accredited or working towards Accreditation are eligible. The programme is funded by  Read more →

AIM’s New Free Visitor Survey Service

"AIM’s New Free Visitor Survey Service"

Introducing AIM’s new FREE Visitor Survey Service for Independent Museums Improving resilience through visitor experience benchmarking Join the 30 who have already signed up and register for 1 of the 150 free places by 15th August 2013 Insights from the service will: Lend weight to funding bids Help attract and retain sponsors/investors Help prioritise ways to improve your visitor experience  Read more →

Grants Fund Open | Time to Change

"Grants Fund Open | Time to Change"

Round 4 of the Time to Change Grants Fund is Now Open Check out the grants section of Time to Change’s website for more information and to book on an information session. Time to Change fund projects that create opportunities for people with mental health problems to share their experiences with the public in informal one-to-one conversations. Talking about our  Read more →

Know the Difference | Intern, Employee or Work Experience

"Know the Difference | Intern, Employee or Work Experience"

Intern, Employee or Work Experience? Not knowing the difference between work experience and internship could prove costly as HMRC clamps down. Is it ever OK not to pay? This article on the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) website, provides interesting insight into this terminology: http://www.cipd.co.uk/pm/peoplemanagement/b/weblog/archive/2013/06/23/intern-employee-or-work-experience.aspx

Event | Healthcare and Medical Portrait Collections

"Event | Healthcare and Medical Portrait Collections"

Healthcare and Medical Portrait Collections London, 4 September 2013 This event will incorporate expert-led tours of four important healthcare and medical portrait collections in London: Apothecaries’ Hall, home of the Society of Apothecaries; St. Bartholomew’s Hospital and Museum; the Royal College of Surgeons; and the Royal College of Physicians. We are pleased to confirm that Professor Ludmilla Jordanova will act  Read more →

Jobs wb 22 July 2013

"Jobs wb 22 July 2013"

Communications Voluntary Placement | Exhibitions Specialism The Foundling Museum is looking for an excellent communicator, with meticulous attention to detail and an interest in a career in Museums communications and marketing for an exciting three month voluntary placement. This placement will focus on communications for a temporary exhibition, working on Clare Twomey’s Exchange. Duties will include Communications – two days per  Read more →

Share Academy grants for new museum and academic partnerships announced

"Share Academy grants for new museum and academic partnerships announced"

Share Academy is a partnership project between UCL, University of the Arts London, and the London Museums Group whose aim is to build sustainable and mutually beneficial relationships between the higher education sector and specialist museums in London. Arts Council strategic funding supports Share Academy and over the next two years support and advice will be available through the scheme.   Read more →

Jobs wb 15 July 2013

"Jobs wb 15 July 2013"

Charles Dickens Museum, London  Job Type | Full Time Contract Type |Fixed-term Salary | £8.32 per hour Closing Date | 22ndJuly 2013 Job Title |  Library Cataloguing Assistant (Three positions available Fixed-term 5-6 week position, Full Time. 5 days per week Monday – Friday starting 29th July 2013) Location | Charles Dickens Museum, London   Reporting to | Curator The Charles  Read more →