49 Industry insights in total for Heritage
People all over country volunteer in public libraries. They support the work of library staff, helping to extend the range of services available in libraries within their local community.
Momtaz Begum-Hossain reveals what it was like to be a trainee on the BBC series Mastercrafts.
Ruth MacLeod is the Heritage Officer for the London Borough of Wandsworth. Based at Battersea Library, she looks after the Borough’s archives and local history library. The Heritage Service holds records dating back to 1489.
Not everyone enters libraries, archives, information and records with a degree. Some take their qualifications once they’re in the profession.
Taryn Nixon, Managing Director of the Museum of London Archaeology, talks about the variety of work done by the 200 archaeologists there, and the best ways to get into the field.
For a career in museums you need to have the right approach to professional development, says Charlotte Holmes from the Museums Association. She offers 4 key career tips for surviving and thriving in museums.
With thousand-year histories, British cathedrals are standing records of social and religious history. They are spectacular architectural assets, repositories of famous treasures and burials, and living places of art, education and worship.
A volunteer placement in an arts or heritage venue gives you the opportunity to build contacts and gain experience. But what should you do to make the most of the experience?
Joanna Terry has strategic management of the Joint Archive Service for Staffordshire County Council and Stoke-on-Trent City Council.
Emily Ward is an archive assistant at the National Archives in Kew. She is the first point of contact for people who want to use the archives, which hold over 1,000 years of the nation’s records.
To succeed in curating you have to be highly committed to working with art and artists, be driven and motivated, but also flexible to new ideas and opportunities.
Bridget Nicholls was awarded the first Zoo Arts Fellowship at ZSL London Zoo. Her large-scale science arts festival, 'Pestival', was recently awarded Conservation Project of the Year by the Observer Ethical Awards.
Héloïse Parke is the curator of The Aram Gallery, one of London’s only non-commercial contemporary design galleries. She offers six pieces of advice for working as a gallery curator.
The Courtauld Gallery houses an internationally important collection of paintings from early Renaissance to modernist works of the twentieth century. We spoke to Dr Caroline Campbell, Curator of Paintings, about her creative career.
John Warland started Mind The Gap Tours, a tour company that guides visitors by bike to London heritage attractions. He shares how the idea began and his top 3 insights for running heritage tours.
Employees at the Chatsworth stately home describe the challenges of working at a heritage site, and how their modern art collections brings in new audiences.
Helen Marshall works in the knowledge and information team at the law firm Harvey Ingram LLP. 400 staff are spread across the head office in Leicester and the four other offices in the Midlands.
Hannah Seward-Thompson has a busy role as property administrator at Tyntesfield, a Grade 1 listed National Trust property in Somerset.
Sook-Kyung Lee is a curator at Tate Liverpool. She combines the academic approach of a traditional museum curator with a remit to bring what is often quite demanding work to a wide audience.
Archaeology is popular. You see it on television, local societies and heritage groups. But if you want to become a professional archaeologist, where do you start?
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