20 Creative people in total for Heritage
Karena worked in fashion retail before joining heritage at Birmingham Museum. She now runs the gift-shop and chooses the latest products to hit the shelves.
Alex Whelan works as a project officer for Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums. He talked to us about what this heritage career involves, and why doing a paid internship was such a crucial step in helping him into the cultural sector.
Bernard manages the broad field of Intellectual Property at the National Portrait Gallery. He shares the importance of protecting the collections and his advice on entering in this career.
Catherine Haines is the Head of HR for nine cultural institutions in Birmingham. She shares what she does in her job and how to get started in HR.
Ziza has been working at the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) since January 2012 on a Cultural Venue Operations apprenticeship.
Peter Sillitoe is the Research Associate for the Shalt Project (Shakespearean London Theatres). He explains how he got into research and the path he chose.
Wandsworth Museum had been renovated, and was just due to re-open to the public when Ashanti joined the team as a Cultural Heritage Venue Operations apprentice.
Jen's apprenticeship included a comprehensive introduction to the world of visitor services.
Daniel Barker works on the 'giving team' at Kew Foundation, fundraising and supporting the Donors. He shares his 5 tips on how to enter this career.
Sarah mixed her passion for working with children with learning in a gallery. She shares the moment that she knew that heritage learning was the right career for her.
Rachel is the Head of Exhibitions at the Imperial War Museum North. She describes how she rose to manage the exhibition department and shares three ways to enter into exhibitions.
Molly engages visitors with exhibitions on the Second World War, working with the world's oldest holocaust collection. She explains the ways that working with the archive is keeping her busy.
Sean Halliman entered heritage on a work placement and learnt skills on the job. He's now a gallery attendant, working closely with visitors – even greeting royal guests.
Starting his career in the steel works, Mike Benson shares his journey into heritage management and gives his top 5 tips for becoming a director.
What does an internship in preventative conservation look like? We heard from Rachael Garrett who was employed through the Northern Ireland Creative Employment with the National Trust.
International museum loans are important for making money for the heritage industry. Lindsey Breaks explains the work that goes into organising international exhibitions and how she got started.
Community Learning Officer, Zoe Carmichael, plans community programmes for families and young people at the Horniman Museum. She gives three ways to help you get involved in community learning.
Callum works for the National Trust, helping to maintain and restore historic properties. He has a passion for timber and his work brings him into contact with specialist materials that are not commonly found in less sensitive construction work.
John Schofield gives tips and expert insight into the world of archaeology and shares how he entered his career.
Laurie Lambeth is a dry stone waller for Lambeth Stonework. He was chosen as the winner of the Cultural Heritage Skills Award, as part of the the Creative & Cultural Skills Awards 2015.
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