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  • Going for Gold

    Posted on 25th October 2019

    Trainee curator Imogen Crarer successfully achieved her Gold Arts Award during her six-month internship at the Museum of Cornish Life.  ‘I hadn’t heard of the Arts Award programme until I started at the museum, although it is well known in the arts sector. I was encouraged to take part and I’m so glad I did.’ Trinity […]

  • Evaluation Consultant – Leach 100 Centenary Project

    Posted on 25th October 2019

    Evaluation of the Leach 100 Project (supported by ACE) Invitation to tender 4K fixed fee   2020 marks the celebration of 100 years of the Leach Pottery, St Ives. Throughout 2020 the Leach Pottery will be curating a programme of events and activities to mark the importance of the pottery studio. As we look back, […]

  • Community Engagement Coordinator – Leach 100 Centenary Project

    Posted on 25th October 2019

    The Leach Pottery is approaching its centenary and seeks to recognise this occasion by planning and implementing related and cohesive events and activities. ‘Leach 100’ provides a unique opportunity for the Leach Pottery to recognise and celebrate key elements of its histories, stories, people, and contributions to artistic and pottery culture. ‘Leach 100’ also affords […]

  • Administration Assistant – Leach 100 Centenary Project

    Posted on 25th October 2019

    The Leach Pottery is approaching its centenary and seeks to recognise this occasion by planning and implementing related and cohesive events and activities. ‘Leach 100’ provides a unique opportunity for the Leach Pottery to recognise and celebrate key elements of its histories, stories, people, and contributions to artistic and pottery culture. ‘Leach 100’ also affords […]

  • Curatorial Internship – Falmouth Art Gallery

    Posted on 24th October 2019

    Working alongside an experienced member of staff, this post will assist with the care and management of the museum collection and share aspects of the collection and the stories they hold with a wider audience through on site displays and digital media. This internship is part funded by Cultivator; a project supported by European Structural […]

  • Curatorial Internship – Cornwall’s Regimental Museum (Bodmin)

    Posted on 21st October 2019

    This is an entry-level position designed to provide hands-on work experience.  Working alongside the museum’s experienced management team, the Curatorial Intern will assist with;   The care, management and documentation of the museum collection  Making the collection more relevant and interesting for a wider audience through on-site displays, exhibitions and digital content. The intern will […]

  • Curatorial Internship – Wheal Martyn Clay Works (St. Austell)

    Posted on 18th October 2019

    Wheal Martyn is an accredited independent museum on the edge of St. Austell in Cornwall. The museum which is set within two former Victorian clay works preserves and shares the heritage of Cornwall’s significant china clay mining industry and is actively working to broaden its audiences and increase access to its collection. This internship is […]

  • Curatorial Internship – Museum of Cornish Life (Helston)

    Posted on 18th October 2019

    We are offering an exciting opportunity to join our friendly and dedicated team as Curatorial Intern. Working with a small staff team (Director, Community Engagement Curator and Apprentice) and over 80 volunteers you will get to experience all aspects of museum work. The focus of the role will be assisting with a range of collections […]

  • Fun Palaces 2019

    Posted on 18th October 2019

    October is not only the beginning of autumn, it’s also the month where for two days, communities and culture come together in a blur of creativity. Fun Palaces is an annual free weekend and campaign which ‘promotes culture at the heart of community and community at the heart of culture’. Using a combination of arts, […]

  • A Greener Museum

    Posted on 11th October 2019

    Bryony Robins, Museum Development Officer for Cornwall, recently headed to Brighton for the Museums Association conference. Alongside colleagues of CMP and The Castle Museum and Heritage Centre in Bude, Bryony highlighted the fantastic work which has, and continues to be carried out, throughout the small museums of Cornwall to tackle climate change. Read on to […]

  • The Firm Foundations Programme

    Posted on 24th September 2019

    The Firm Foundations Programme is a four-day masterclass for people about to embark on a capital development project in the heritage sector. Firm Foundations offers delegates the opportunity to learn from respected professionals, to have candid and exclusive insights into the industry and how it works, from procurement and project management to risk management and […]

  • Emerging Voices

    Posted on 20th September 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. Becki Brattin and Katie Bunnell decided to apply for the bursary following their experience as Citizen Curators at Falmouth Art Gallery. They have been awarded the […]