Museums Essex

Supporting Essex museums, galleries and heritage organisations to deliver cultural and learning excellence


Support from Museums Essex & our member benefits


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Latest news

Vacancy: Collections, Exhibitions & Visitor Engagement Assistant at Southend Museums

Contract: PermanentSalary: £22627 to £25991Closing date: 12 August 2021 Southend Museums have an exciting opportunity to join a busy team and help care for and promote their four sites as Collections, Exhibitions and Visitor Engagement Assistant. You will be working with diverse and significant collections ranging from fine art to archaeology and within listed historic…

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Free training for Essex museums

Two new online training sessions are now available to book onto, planned for Essex museums and heritage sites, free and open to all: Why make your museum service more accessible for disabled visitors? – Book now.Wednesday 29 September, 10:00 – 12:00 (Zoom) Join Jo Gillam for an informal session to start to explore this topic…

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Collections Care funding available

*open to AIM members (though if you’re not you can apply through the Pilgrim Trust directly through their preservation and scholarship fund) Collections Care Audits – enabling small museums to undertake a basic professional collections care audit. Audits are undertaken by an accredited conservator to help museums identify key collection care issues and priorities. Grants…

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Get in Touch

For all membership enquiries
Nick Wickenden (Treasurer) nickwickenden158@gmail.com

For all other enquiries
Philip Wise (Chair)

Registered charity number: 1152493

2021 Members Meetings
  • Friday 5 March (Zoom)
  • Friday 4 June (Zoom)
  • Friday 3 September
  • Friday 3 December