Assistant Curator job

The University of Essex is recruiting for a new permanent Assistant Curator to work with two internationally significant art collections: the Essex Collection of Art from Latin America and the University Art Collections. The role will also provide support to Art Exchange. Details of the post and how to apply are available here. The closing dateContinue reading “Assistant Curator job”

AIM Reimagine funding – last chance to apply!

Applications are open again for AIM Reimagine grants, which are designed to inspire creativity and help museums recover after the challenging years of the pandemic. They’re particularly interested to hear about projects that explore your approach to engaging audiences, and grants of between £10,000 – £50,000 are available. Applications close 12 September. Find out moreContinue reading AIM Reimagine funding – last chance to apply!

Steps to Sustainability

Have you got a business idea that you need funded support to develop? A third round of Steps to Sustainability has launched, which along with mentoring, training and networking support, offers up to £10,000 in funding to help you develop an income generation idea. What you will experience 8 day programme of activities over 6 monthsContinue reading Steps to Sustainability

SHARE / Art Fund Recovery Grants 2022-23 launched

SHARE is offering another round of Recovery Grants to help museums reset after the Covid pandemic, reconnect with people, and reimagine their future as vital community spaces. You can apply for a grant between £1,000 and £5,000. Examples of activities for which grants can be used include (but not limited to): Developing and using collectionsContinue reading “SHARE / Art Fund Recovery Grants 2022-23 launched”

Vacancy – Collections & Exhibitions Assistant

Southend Museums have an exciting opportunity to join their busy team and help care for and promote their four sites as a Collections and Exhibitions Assistant. Contract: Permanent, part time Salary: £23,023 – £26, 446 Closing date: 18 July 2022  There will be a need to assist in all aspects of collections management, care, and conservation tasks, plusContinue reading “Vacancy – Collections & Exhibitions Assistant”

Training – running a museum

4pm-6pm Wednesday 7 and Wednesday 14 September AIM’s brand new two part workshop will provide all you need to know if you are considering setting up a new museum, or have recently taken over your local museum and are new to the sector. Following museum sector standards and best practice, participants will be guided throughContinue reading “Training – running a museum”

AIM Reimagine funding 

Applications are open again for AIM Reimagine grants, which are designed to inspire creativity and help museums recover after the challenging years of the pandemic. They’re particularly interested to hear about projects that explore your approach to engaging audiences, and grants of between £10,000 – £50,000 are available. Applications close 12 September. Find out moreContinue reading AIM Reimagine funding 

Outreach opportunity for Essex museums!

You are invited to represent your museum at ‘A Time for Essex’ – a public history event hosted by Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome on Sunday 14 August 2022. This hugely popular, multi-period Living History, Museum and Air Display event gives us the opportunity to make the most of the rich cultural history of theContinue reading “Outreach opportunity for Essex museums!”

Accreditation scheme update 

Following the pause of the Accreditation scheme due to Covid-19, there has been a phased approach to reopening the scheme, initially for first time applicants and those working towards accreditation.  For those with Full Accreditation, an interim returns schedule has now been published, which covers the next 18 months. Batch 1 will receive a return invite inContinue reading Accreditation scheme update