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  • #RDNetwork: Mental health and wellbeing in children and young people

    Posted on 2nd July 2020

    During 2020 the Cornwall Museums Partnership Twitter page will be handing the reigns over each month to local organisations, who will be guest hosting our Rural Diversity Networking hour; #RDNetwork. In May, Alison Bowyer, Executive Director of Kids in Museums, kindly took over our Twitter page to discuss how museums can support children and young […]

  • Collections and Engagement Manager Royal Institution of Cornwall (RIC)

    Posted on 2nd July 2020

    The Royal Institution of Cornwall, an independent charity based in Truro, is seeking to appoint an experienced museum collections expert with experience of community engagement programmes. The role will be a key member of the museum team, undertaking a wide range of tasks with operational responsibility for collections management, exhibitions and related engagement activities. The […]

  • Finds Liaison Officer – Museum of Cornish Life, Helston

    Posted on 30th June 2020

    The Museum of Cornish Life is offering an exciting opportunity to join their friendly and dedicated team as the Finds Liaison Officer in Cornwall. Based at the Museum of Cornish Life you will work with a small staff team (Director, Community Engagement Curator and Apprentice) supported each week by over 80 volunteers. The purpose of […]

  • Public Attitudes Survey – Summary

    Posted on 30th June 2020

    A summary report of research into the attitudes of the public to the reopening of museums in Cornwall. 29th June 2020   Cornwall is home to more accredited museums than any other region. Culture and heritage matter to people in Cornwall; they are at the heart of its distinctive identity and sense of place. Due […]

  • Written evidence to the DCMS Select Committee on the impact of Covid-19

    Posted on 22nd May 2020

    Advocating for museums in Cornwall is an important part of our role. Read our submission to the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee’s inquiry, Impact of Covid-19 on DCMS sectors. May 22nd 2020 Cornwall Museums Partnership is an independent charitable incorporated organisation, formed in 2015 to provide leadership for Cornwall’s museums; to support them, represent […]

  • #RDNetwork: Homelessness in Rural Communities

    Posted on 21st May 2020

    During 2020 the Cornwall Museums Partnership Twitter page will be handing the reigns over each month to local organisations, who will be guest hosting our Rural Diversity Networking hour; #RDNetwork.  In February, St. Petrocs kindly took over our Twitter page to discuss homelessness within rural communities. Please continue reading to hear all about their experience […]

  • #RDNetwork: Tackling Health and Wellbeing in Isolated Communities

    Posted on 15th May 2020

    During 2020 the Cornwall Museums Partnership Twitter page will be handing the reigns over each month to local organisations, who will be guest hosting our Rural Diversity Networking hour; #RDNetwork.  In April, Nerys Watts, Director of External Affairs for Brunel’s SS Great Britain, kindly took over our Twitter page to discuss health, wellbeing and rural […]

  • Newfound Connections – Part Five

    Posted on 4th May 2020

    The Trainee Curators programme was set up to diversify the cultural workforce in Cornish museums and historical sites by offering more accessible opportunities to young people. In turn, diversifying the museums audiences and using their collections more widely. In our new mini-blog-series, we share with you a behind the scenes look at what our Trainee […]

  • Eat The Frog – Part Four

    Posted on 27th April 2020

    The Trainee Curators programme was set up to diversify the cultural workforce in Cornish museums and historical sites by offering more accessible opportunities to young people. In turn, diversifying the museums audiences and using their collections more widely. In our new mini-blog-series, we share with you a behind the scenes look at what our Trainee […]

  • Get Up, Get Dressed – Part Three

    Posted on 21st April 2020

    The Trainee Curators programme was set up to diversify the cultural workforce in Cornish museums and historical sites by offering more accessible opportunities to young people. In turn, diversifying the museums audiences and using their collections more widely. In our new mini-blog-series, we share with you a behind the scenes look at what our Trainee […]

  • Moving Forwards by Looking Back – Part Two

    Posted on 15th April 2020

    The Trainee Curators programme was set up to diversify the cultural workforce in Cornish museums and historical sites by offering more accessible opportunities to young people. In turn, diversifying the museums audiences and using their collections more widely. In our new mini-blog-series, we share with you a behind the scenes look at what our Trainee […]

  • A Traineeship From Home – Part One

    Posted on 6th April 2020

    The Trainee Curators programme was set up to diversify the cultural workforce in Cornish museums and historical sites by offering more accessible opportunities to young people. In turn, diversifying the museums audiences and using their collections more widely. In our new mini-blog-series, we share with you a behind the scenes look at what our Trainee […]