Author: Luca Hoare

  • Vacancy: Operations Manager Working Exhibits, Bristol Museums

    Vacancy: Operations Manager Working Exhibits, Bristol Museums

    Bristol Museums are advertising for a 3 year part time post to support their Working Exhibits. The role will help to maintain and operate their steam locomotives, cranes and boats, and work to support and diversify their volunteer team in order to create a sustainable future for the Working Exhibits. The job advert can be…

  • ICON to investigate industrial heritage skills shortage

    ICON have secured funding from the Heritage Innovation Fund, supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, to investigate skill shortages in the conservation of industrial heritage collections. ICON have announced they will be creating a steering group, formed of employers, client bodies and practitioners, to consider the following questions: If you wish to join the…

  • Chair of Trustees vacancy at the National Motor Museum

    The National Motor Museum is looking for a new chair of its board of trustees. The successful volunteer will join the National Motor Museum at an exciting time as it embarks on ambitious new redevelopment plans after celebrating its landmark 50th anniversary. National Motor Museum Trust Chief Executive Jon Murden said: “We are looking for…

  • Vacancies: Exhibitions Project Officer and Volunteer Team Leader, Haynes Motor Museum

    Haynes Motor Museum is recruiting for two new full time roles, an Exhibitions Project Officer and Volunteer Team Leader. Details of the two roles can be found on the Haynes Motor Museum website. Exhibitions Project Officer “We are looking to recruit an experienced museum professional with a proven track record in exhibitions commissioning, installation and…

  • Big Stuff 2022 is nearly here – register now for 28-29 September!

    Big Stuff 2022 will be hosted on 28-29 September in Seixal in Portugal (across the Tagus River from Lisbon) with the theme of “Working together? Conservation and safeguarding of industrial and technology heritage”. The conference will be set in and around the Seixal Ecomuseum (Ecomuseu Municipal do Seixal) and the amazing Vale de Milhaços Gunpowder…

  • Vacancy: Head of Engineering, The Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust

    The Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust (IGMT) are currently advertising for a Head of Engineering. The IGMT are “looking for someone to lead the Engineering team in providing both a reactive and proactive, multi-skilled maintenance service on all plant, equipment and mechanical exhibits at Blists Hill Victorian Town. They will be responsible for providing an efficient…

  • Big Stuff 2022 is open for registrations – in person and online!

    Big Stuff 2022 will be hosted in Seixal in Portugal (across the Tagus River from Lisbon) with the theme of “Working together? Conservation and safeguarding of industrial and technology heritage”.   The conference will be set in and around the Seixal Ecomuseum (Ecomuseu Municipal do Seixal) and the amazing Vale de Milhaços Gunpowder Factory with its operating…

  • Vacancy: Assistant Curator, The British Motor Museum

    The British Motor Museum, Gaydon is looking to recruit an Assistant Curator on a full-time, permanent basis. As Assistant Curator, you will join the small, proactive and friendly curatorial team in a role that involves everything from the documentation and collections care of the Museum collections, dealing with enquiries, to helping research and deliver exhibitions…

  • Peter Stephens Obituary

    News has only just reached us of the death of former ABTEM chairman Peter Stephens on 1st December.  Andrew Scott reminds us that Peter was a professional civil engineer and active member of the Institute of Civil Engineers. Peter was a Project Engineer or Resident Engineer on the Victoria Line early in his career.  He…

  • Cars, COP-26 and the Climate Crisis at Dundee Museum of Transport

    Dundee Museum of Transport’s newest exhibition, Cars, COP-26 and Climate Crisis, has been shortlisted for the Museums and Heritage Awards Sustainable Project of the Year. Focusing on climate change and carried out with a limited budget, the exhibition uses up-cycled and re-used interactives and interpretation from other museums and organisations. The exhibition focuses on how…