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Comment from Rhiannon Goddard, Historic Royal Palaces

This time of year is usually incredibly busy as we all start to get ready for a new season. Setting up new displays and exhibitions, welcoming back volunteers and stocking up the shop are normal ac…

Business rates – the fight goes on

If you have been following the progress of appeals for business rates you may be forgiven for believing that the argument over how museums should be valued for is over. Unfortunately, as Colin Hunt…

Apply now – AIM Pilgrim Trust conservation grants

Applications are open for the latest round of AIM Pilgrim Trust Conservation grants, which support small to medium sized museums to care for their collections more effectively and efficiently and t…

Does your website give the best visitor experience?

Now is the ideal time to take a look at your website from your visitors’ perspective and check it’s working as effectively as possible. Here are some top tips from our associate suppli…

Trustee vacancy – Combined Military Services Museum

The Combined Military Services Museum in Maldon combines important collections of arms and armour from the Medieval period through to the present day, together with extensive service records and wa…

Job vacancy – Freelance exhibitions specialist

Job title: Freelance museum exhibition specialist Location: Home based, required to travel to the Wessex Museums. Fee: £6,000 inclusive of VAT and expenses Status: Freelance cont…

Job vacancy – Head of Public Engagement at River and Rowing Museum

Job title: Head of Public Engagement Location: River & Rowing Museum, Henley on Thames Salary: £41,000 – £44,000 Hours:: Full time Closing date: midnight Sunday …

Putting finance first

As we face a difficult financial environment together, it’s important finance managers and leaders are feeling supported with expertise and connected to peers from similar organisations, so we’…

Job vacancy – Centre Manager at Dean Heritage Centre

Job title: Centre Manager Location: Dean Heritage Centre, Gloucestershire Salary: circa £25,000 Hours: 40 hours per week Closing date: 5pm 8 February 2021 The Dean H…

Job vacancy – Museum Manager at Cynon Valley Museum

Job title: Museum Manager Location: Cynon Valley Museum, working remotely temporarily due to COVID-19 Salary: £30,000 – £32,500 Term: 8 month fixed term contract Clo…

Autism awareness in a time of COVID

Claire Madge from Autism in Museums urges museums not to forget their autistic visitors during this latest lockdown and offers four easy ways to stay connected with and support this vulnera…

Job vacancy – Audience and Business Development Consultancy for Newcastle Castle

Help us make more of our audience data and streamline our business processes. Who the project is for? The Heart of The City Partnership, a registered charity, operate…

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