Delegates at Moving On Up. Photograph: Liz Hide

Blogs from Moving On Up

Rebecca Atkinson, 17.02.2014
Thoughts from the blogosphere
Moving on up: The secrets of a successful museum career was held on 6 February at the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester.

During the day, speakers and workshop leaders tackled a wide range of issues that museum professionals face during the early years of their career. Delegates were encourage to take risks, think long-term and develop realistic career plans.

Here are some responses from bloggers to the event:

Lauren Field, Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) collections management trainee at Stockport Museum

Claire Miles, HLF curatorial trainee in natural history at Manchester Museum

Emily Tan, exhibitions coordinator at the Lowry in Manchester

Harriet Richardson, Play Your Part collections research office at the People’s History Museum

Liz Hide, the University of Cambridge museums officer

You can also read a Storify of Tweets from the event here.


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Rebecca Atkinson
MA Member
Online Publications Editor, Museums Association
05.03.2014, 12:20
Oxford Aspire has published a blog by Emanuele Faccenda, visitor services at the Ashmolean Museum:
Rebecca Atkinson
MA Member
Online Publications Editor, Museums Association
03.03.2014, 10:05
Another blog on Moving On Up, from Richard Kelly, volunteer at the Cole Museum of Zoology and student on the University of Reading's curatorship and collections management module: