A new project based in the Centre for Critical Studies in Museums, Galleries & Heritage has been awarded Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC) as part of the student-led strand of its Collaborative Skills Development scheme.
The Science Museum is searching for people who know and care about science and music linked to the AHRC ‘How should decisions about heritage be made?’ project, co-ordinated from the Centre for Critical Studies in Museums, Galleries and Heritage.
‘Antique Dealers: the British Antiques Trade in the 20th Century (a cultural geography)’ has recently been awarded funding by the Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC), one of the leading funding bodies in the UK.
Rebecca Wade, a Visiting Lecturer in the School of Fine Art, History of Art & Cultural Studies, reflects on her research on the work of Brucciani, which she recently delivered as a paper at a ‘Connecting with Collections’ symposium in Cambridge.
We’re currently calling for speakers prepared to rise to the challenge of sharing their current work in three minutes at our next Heritage Show + Tell event this October.
Third year History of Art and Museums Studies Student, Carys Wilkins, talks about being a Laidlaw Undergraduate Research and Leadership Scholar and her Summer research placement at the V&A Museum London.
Helen Graham (University Research Fellow in Tangible and Intangible Heritage) will return to the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. this August to continue her long standing research relationship with the Smithsonian Accessibility Program and Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access.
The Group for Education in Museum conference – People Power: realizing the potential of volunteers, communities and partners – comes to Leeds 3rd-5th September. Helen Graham, University Research Fellow in Tangible and Intangible Heritage and Director, Centre for Critical Studies in Museum, Galleries and Heritage will be a keynote speaker and will explore how principles of horizontality might support more mutually rewarding community participation.
Heritage Show + Tell, 18th July 2013
Heritage Show + Tell is a chance for people passionate about heritage in Yorkshire to come together and share their work, get feedback on ideas and meet new collaborators.
The next Heritage Show + Tell will be hosted by the brand new Experience Barnsley, the first ever Barnsley Museum which opened at the end of June. Join us for a tour of the new museum at 4pm. We will then kick off Heritage Show + Tell at 5pm.
If you’d like to come to either the tour or the Heritage Show + Tell event, register with Helen Graham, email@example.com
The Royal Armouries, Leeds Museums and Galleries and the University of Leeds are offering a unique opportunity for two exceptional candidates who are interested in a career as a museum registrar.