Tagged with Museums

Guest blog: Never Had They Ever – freelance musician Louise Jordan talks about songwriting as a tool for working with young people to bring the past to life

Guest blog: Never Had They Ever – freelance musician Louise Jordan talks about songwriting as a tool for working with young people to bring the past to life

As a folk singer and songwriter, I am interested in cultural memory and the way stories are passed down through the ‘oral tradition’. Since September 2016 I have been touring ‘No Petticoats Here’, a one-woman performance of original music and storytelling which I wrote in response to my own frustration at the absence of women’s … Continue reading

Resource: Digital Update from Audience Agency

Katie Moffat,  head of digital at the Audience Agency, has circulated another newsletter with updates on what’s happening in the world of social media as relevant to the arts, culture museums and heritage sector. In this newsletter Katie mentions the following: A reminder about the resources on The Space’s website. Lots of useful digital-related guides and … Continue reading

Job: Learning Officer, Torre Abbey Museum (p/t)

Torre Abbey is looking for a skilled Learning Officer to join the team at our thriving museum. You will assist with the design, development, implementation and evaluation of the cultural education and skills programme, working with the wider team, creative organisations and other professionals. You will develop a learning strategy to engage the public in … Continue reading

Job: Lifelong Learning, Outreach and Access Officer, STEAM – Museum of the Great Western Railway, Swindon (p/t, fixed term)

You will be responsible for responding to school enquiries and bookings via email and telephone, and for actively selling the School Programme to teachers and learning organisations, locally, regionally and nationally. Key features of the role are bringing in new business from schools, invoicing schools, marketing and publicising the programme, and maintaining sound relationships with … Continue reading

Funding: DCMS/Wolfson Museums and Galleries Improvement Fund

Grants of up to £300,000 from the DCMS/Wolfson Museums and Galleries Improvement Fund is now available for eligible museums to apply. The scheme, jointly funded by DCMS and the philanthropic Wolfson Foundation, is designed to improve the quality of displays, enhance exhibition spaces and increase access. All applications must be submitted to dcmswolfsonfund@culture.gov.uk by 31st August 2018 … Continue reading