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  • Rehanging Week at Penlee House

    Posted on 10th December 2018

    This week is rehanging week at Penlee House. Time is precious and there is so much to be done in just one week ready to open the doors for another wonderful exhibition. We were led by Katie Herbert, Deputy Director and Curator at Penlee House who very kindly gave up some of her busy schedule […]

  • NPO Apprentices and Intern Network

    Posted on 7th December 2018

    Two things I’ve not done before: hosted an event and wrote a blog about hosting an event. But there’s a first for everything and I always believe that the only way you’ll get better at something is by doing it. To put this into context, I was tasked with organising and hosting a networking event […]

  • Impact and Partnership Development Manager (Culture) – University of Exeter

    Posted on 6th December 2018

    Closing date: 2 January 2019 This part-time (0.5 FTE) fixed term post is available from 7th January until 28th June 2019. Location: Cornwall Salary: The starting salary will be from £34,211 up to £39,609 on Grade F, depending on qualifications and experience. Package: Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme and relocation package (if applicable) The University […]

  • Culture and Creative Industries Manager – Cornwall Council

    Posted on 6th December 2018

    Hours per week: 37 Job Type/Contract type: Permanent Interview Date: 16 January 2019 Closing Date: 2 January 2019 Salary Range: £45,999 – £55,254  About Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly has long tradition of culture expression, with the arts and our rich culture heritage underpinning the creative and visitor economy. Now propelled by digital connectivity and content we also […]

  • Judge’s Special Award Winners 2018 – Lostwithiel Museum

    Posted on 4th December 2018

    Lostwithiel Museum was presented with the Judge’s Special Award in recognition of their pro-active approach and for the many creative projects they have done over the previous year such as their fabulous sponsored window displays, fundraising photography calendar and for their engaging family activities. They are a small museum that achieve a lot. Applications for […]

  • Heritage Heroes Award Winners 2018

    Posted on 4th December 2018

    Newquay Old Cornwall Society Museum The Newquay Old Cornwall Society archaeology group work tirelessly to care for the ancient archaeological site around Newquay. Never afraid of hard work, or poor weather they work throughout the year undertaking site monitoring, clearance, provide guided tours and walks and conservation care for the ancient sites.

  • Trustee Vacancy – Museum of Cornish Life

    Posted on 29th November 2018

    The Museum of Cornish Life has been serving the town of Helston and the larger surrounding area since 1949 and is managed by South Kerrier Heritage Trust, (Charity Number 1151834). The trustees have important responsibilities and we are looking for new trustees with the vision to help us realise our future development plans. They must […]

  • Object and Art Handling Masterclass for Citizen Curators

    Posted on 22nd November 2018

    Citizen Curators were invited to participate in this excellent workshop held in the spacious Falmouth Council Chamber. The huge table was laid out with a selection of packing materials and four objects which we were later to wrap, but first Natalie took us through the rules of preparation, teamwork, condition reports, materials, handling and packing. […]

  • Family Friendly Award Winners 2018 – Mevagissey Museum

    Posted on 20th November 2018

    Mevagissey Museum won the Family Friendly Award at the 2018 Cornwall Heritage Awards. Watch a short film on the project that won them the award – an audio trail around the town.

  • Spotlight on: Celine Elliott, Community Engagement Officer at Royal Cornwall Museum

    Posted on 19th November 2018

    Celine Elliott has joined the team at the Royal Cornwall Museum as their Community Engagement Officer. Celine’s post is funded through the Cornwall Museums Partnership’s NPO programme, supported by Arts Council England. Celine has worked for over a decade in Community Engagement in Cornwall and the North East of England, where she also studied part-time […]

  • Audience Initiative Award Winners 2018 – Perranzabuloe Museum

    Posted on 6th November 2018

    Perranzabuloe Museum won the award for Audience Initiative at the 2018 Cornwall Heritage Awards. Watch a short film on the project that won them the award – a pop-up museum on the beach.

  • CMP announces Fiona Morris as new Chair

    Posted on 5th November 2018

    Cornwall Museums Partnership is delighted to announce Fiona Morris as their new Chair. Fiona has taken over the role of chair from Ferrers Vyvyan, Deputy Lieutenant of Cornwall and the current owner of Trelowarren, who had served on the board as Chair since the beginning of the charity three years ago. CEO Emmie Kell says, […]