Reflection on Museums and Wellbeing

"Reflection on Museums and Wellbeing"

In this post Laura Bedford, Project Coordinator for the National Alliance for Museums, Health and Wellbeing, shares her thoughts and reflections on wellbeing and museums. I have been the project co-ordinator for the National Alliance for Museums, Health and Wellbeing for around three months and in this piece written the week after our second conference and wellbeing in museums week I  Read more →

Proactive, Empower and Confident Freelancing Event

"Proactive, Empower and Confident Freelancing Event"

 In this post Christina Lister, marketing and comms freelancer and co-founder of the Museum Freelance Network, gives insight on establishing the Museum Freelance Network and reflects on the success of the first event. Fellow freelancer Laura Crossley and I founded the Museum Freelance Network following a #museumhour chat I guest-hosted in the summer of 2016 on freelancing. It seemed  Read more →

Interview with Katie Childs

"Interview with Katie Childs"

In this interview Katie Childs tells us about her intriguing career to date, currently Policy and Projects Manager for the National Museum Directors’ Council (NMDC) but soon to be Head of Partnerships and Stakeholder Relations at IWM. Describe your career path Unconventional. I always had a love for museums, and my Saturday and holiday job when I was at sixth-form college was  Read more →