ABOUT LONDON MUSEUMS GROUP
London Museums Group (LMG) is your peer-to-peer help network, led by your peers, for you.
LMG represents all London museums and the individuals who work in them. LMG is open to everyone, including paid workers, volunteers and freelancers who work in a museum, gallery or heritage site within Greater London.
LMG provides you with career development and networking opportunities.
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We are committed to helping our members every step of the way no matter what stage of your career you are in. Read below to learn about the range of services we provide. We are constantly growing and expanding our service options, so if you have something in mind that we don’t yet provide, we’d love to hear about it.
MUSEUM CAREER CONFERENCE
Lead by your peers, for you. Working in museums and heritage sites can be challenging and rewarding. Let's gather together to learn from each other as we interact.
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From August 2020, LMG will be participating in the Mentoring Pathways programme at Birkbeck University.
The programme aims to support the career aspirations of Birkbeck students by bridging the gap between academic learning and workplace practices, developing soft skills and broadening professional networks.
At LMG, we are dedicated to stepping up our efforts in developing your career in the museum and heritage sector. Through this annual conference, we believe we can facilitate progress in this area. We are always striving to make a difference, and invite you to learn more and lend your support.
Joe is the Chair of the London Museums Group. He joined the board in 2015 leading on blogs, social media, and funding bids, before being elected Chair in 2019. Joe is the Director of The Cartoon Museum, and has a strong track record of working with under-represented and marginalised communities.
Cheryl is passionate about the power of heritage to make places, strengthen communities and transform the lives of those who live and work there. Throughout her career she sought to develop initiatives that use heritage to transform lives.
Finbarr works at the Museum of London as Director of Content. The teams that he takes responsibility for looks after the museum’s collection, curate exhibitions and delivers an extensive learning and engagement programme for Londoners.
Vice Chair/Interim Treasurer
Ginette is experienced in event management and strategic planning. She has been the General Manager at the the Musical Museum for the past four years and was the Marketing Manager for eight years prior to this.
Committee Member - Membership
Nicky is an experienced museum consultant specialising in audience research and evaluation. Her clients include local authority, independent, national museums, galleries, libraries, archives and heritage organisations. Prior to work as a consultant she managed Livesey Museum for Children and exhibitions for the British Film Institute.
Committee Member - Digital Strategy
Jen is experienced building communities and engaging audiences in digital content. With a background in the arts and museums, Jen joined LMG in 2014 originally as treasurer followed by creating content for the board's digital platforms. She currently works as Communications Manager for Digital Collections at the Natural History Museum, London.
Committee Member - Events & Partnership
Carrie is a programme manager with a career that spans the museum, education, and charity sectors. With an interest in cultural learning, community engagement, and social impact, Carrie has developed creative programmes to engage diverse community groups with cultural education. She is currently Education & Learning Director at Saatchi Gallery.
Committee Member - Events & Partnerships
May is a Family Learning Volunteer and member of the Environment Working Group at the London Transport Museum. May joined LMG in 2018 and represents the volunteers in the sector. She is passionate about developing people.
May works outside of the museum sector, in the IT industry in customer success, operations, change/people management, and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme management functions.
Caroline is a Volunteer Manager at the Courtauld Institute of Art. She has spent a large portion of her career at the Science Museum Group, managing the One Collection volunteer programme and growing the volunteer programme at the Science Museum. She has also worked at the Natural History Museum as a Learning Volunteer Engagement Manager and is really passionate about collections engagement and community outreach.
Rebecca is the Museum Manager of Hackney Museum and joined LMG in 2018.
Rebecca is interested in co-curation methodologies and sharing the diverse histories of East London.
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