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  • Audience Initiative Award 2019

    Posted on 23rd May 2019

    In March, Cornwall Museums Partnership and South West Museum Development hosted the annual Cornwall Heritage Awards to celebrate and champion the amazing work that’s taking place across museums and heritage organisations in Cornwall. This week we are showcasing the Audience Initiative Award category, which highlights successful projects that reach and attract new audiences for heritage. […]

  • Job Vacancy: Collections Officer – National Trust

    Posted on 21st May 2019

    Job title: Collections Officer Based at: Godolphin Count House Hours: 1 day a week, fixed term post until June 2020. Salary: £3,986pa Application deadline: Thursday 6 June 2019 Interview date: Wednesday 19 June 2019 The National Trust has got an exciting opportunity in West Cornwall to join them as a collections officer to help with […]

  • Job Vacancy: Marketing and Impact Officer – Cornwall Museums Partnership

    Posted on 21st May 2019

    Job title: Marketing and Impact Officer Based at: Krowji, Redruth Salary: £25,000 per annum + 4% pension and essential travel allowance Hours: 37.5 hours per week – flexible working Term: Permanent contract Reporting to: NPO Programme Manager Application deadline: Sunday 9 June 2019 We’re on the look-out for a creative and organised self-starter who can […]

  • Bright Sparks Applications Now Open

    Posted on 20th May 2019

    Cornwall Museums Partnership and FEAST are challenging museums and artists to work together to generate original ideas for bringing more and different people into the museums of Cornwall to enjoy Cornwall’s unique heritage. For the third year, we are offering a joint small grants fund to enable the best ideas to be tested and delivered. […]

  • Job Vacancy: Director – Royal Institute of Cornwall

    Posted on 16th May 2019

    Job title: Director, Royal Institute of Cornwall (RIC) Hours: Full Time, Permanent Salary: £55,000 (negotiable for an exceptional candidate) Closing date: 12pm Monday 17th June 2019 Interview date: Wednesday 10th and Thursday 11th July 2019 The Royal Institution of Cornwall, a charity that runs the Royal Cornwall Museum, is seeking to appoint an inspirational leader […]

  • Innovation Award 2019

    Posted on 15th May 2019

    In March, Cornwall Museums Partnership and SW Museum Development hosted the annual Cornwall Heritage Awards to celebrate and champion the amazing work that’s taking place across museums in Cornwall. This week we are looking at the Innovation Award, which highlights projects or initiatives that have made an organisation more resilient. We would like to thank […]

  • Who’s in Charge? Collaborative Leadership and the Democratisation of Curation

    Posted on 14th May 2019

    Emmie Kell, CEO of Cornwall Museums Partnership Cornwall Museums Partnership is a charity which exists to help museums become more open and connected to the people they serve. And for them to do that, embracing new ways of working and investing time in creating the right organisational culture is really important.  We provide leadership for […]

  • Environmentally Responsible Award 2019

    Posted on 9th May 2019

    In March, Cornwall Museums Partnership and SW Museum Development hosted the annual Cornwall Heritage Awards to celebrate and champion the amazing work that’s taking place across museums in Cornwall. This week we are shining a light on a new category for the 2019 awards. The Environmentally Responsible Award highlights projects or initiatives that have made […]

  • Spotlight on: Citizen Curators at Wheal Martyn

    Posted on 1st May 2019

    In this blog we catch up with the Citizen Curator team at Wheal Martyn Clay Works about their experiences of the Citizen Curator programme and their new free exhibition ‘Engineering the Earth’. The exhibition has been put together by Wheal Martyn’s three volunteer Citizen Curators: Carol Weir, Simon Dunham and Imogen Law, who have been […]

  • Best Project on a Budget 2019

    Posted on 1st May 2019

    In March, Cornwall Museums Partnership and South West Museum Development hosted the annual Cornwall Heritage Awards to celebrate and champion the amazing work that is taking place across museums in Cornwall. This week we are focusing on the Best Project on a Budget, which highlights projects that have been achieved for less than £500. Best […]

  • Emerging Voices Bursary

    Posted on 30th April 2019

    The Emerging Voices bursary supports museum volunteers or emerging professionals to undertake training, research or placement opportunities that enhance their skills and bring new benefits to their host museum. We want to support people who are new to museums to take an active role in developing great experiences and sharing their knowledge with the widest […]

  • Job Vacancy: Learning and Participation Manager – Cornwall’s Regimental Museum

    Posted on 30th April 2019

    Job title: Learning and Participation Manager Salary: £25,000 per annum Hours: Full-time (40 hours per week) Application deadline: 12 noon, Friday 24 May 2019 Interview date: Wednesday 12 June at Cornwall’s Regimental Museum, Bodmin Would you like the opportunity to play a major role in the success of a vibrant independent museum? Do you have […]