It happened very quickly. When I say “it,” you know what I mean; that unimaginable shift in daily life which saw high streets hushed by an eerie silence and cultural institutions close their doors to visitors. For the past two weeks, my working landscape has taken a different shape. As a Curatorial Intern at The
Due to government advice in response to COVID-19 the museum closed on Friday 20 March. We will update our opening hours as the situation develops. We may be closed but we are still sharing stories through our website and social media.
The museum is looking for a young trustee to help us shape the future direction of the museum. We are looking for somebody who is passionate about ensuring the museum continues to attract wide ranging audiences. Most of all, we are interested in individuals who can think differently, be ambitious, and see the big picture.
In September I joined the ranks of volunteers as one of the museum’s five Citizen Curators, part of a programme facilitated by Cornwall Museums Partnership. True to form, I wasn’t sure that I could wait for the first of the taught sessions to begin my curatorial journey, and my interest had been piqued for the
We are offering an exciting opportunity to join our friendly and dedicated team as Curatorial Intern. Working with a small staff team (Director, Community Engagement Curator and Apprentice) and over 80 volunteers you will get to experience all aspects of museum work. The focus of the role will be assisting with a range of collections
Summer is in full swing here at the Museum of Cornish Life but don’t forget about our Christmas Craft Fayre on 23 November 2019! Please will anyone with application forms post them or drop them into the museum (with cheque enclosed) by the 1st September.
This week we are congratulating our Young Curator Harvey on completing his work placement here at the Museum of Cornish Life. Our Museum Assistant Imogen chats to Harvey about what he has achieved. How did you get involved with the Museum of Cornish Life? “I came to the museum on an 8-week work placement from
Year two of Citizen Curators is now beginning and we are looking for a team of volunteers (we have 5 places) to help us develop ideas and content for the museum. We are looking for volunteers who are keen to learn and want to add information to our collection documentation, displays and online. Details are
The Museum of Cornish Life (South Kerrier Heritage Trust) is offering an exciting opportunity to join a friendly and dedicated team as a Customer Service Apprentice. The museum is a fun place to work where something different happens each day.Working with a small staff team (Director and Community Engagement Curator) and over 80 volunteers you
Museum of Cornish Life: Assistant Museum Curator Summer Internship (6 weeks) We are offering an exciting opportunity to join our friendly and dedicated team as an Intern Assistant Museum Curator over the summer. Working with a small staff team (Director, Community Engagement Curator and Assistant Museum Curator) and over 80 volunteers you will get to