Re-advertisement of Freelance Finance Officer (Part Time) Vacancy...

Kids in Museums are seeking a freelance Finance Officer to manage all financial operations of the organisation including: accounting for expenditure and income, producing financial reports, processing payroll, assisting with the preparation of working and annual budgets, and managing cash flow and all financial transactions.

This is a flexible contract with … Read more

Added: December 17, 2015Comments: 0

Teen Take DVD survey...

Earlier this year, teenagers from the Ancient House Museum in Thetford and Lynn Museum in Kings Lynn recorded their thoughts on the two museums in a project called Teen Take DVD, supported by Kids in Museums and Norfolk Museums Service staff. The resulting film was the culmination of months of preparation and the … Read more

Added: December 8, 2015Comments: 0

Children are first to take Dulwich Gallery’s Virtual Reality tour...

This week, Dulwich Picture Gallery introduced their new virtual reality tour to six children at nearby King’s College Hospital.

They are the first UK institution to partner with the Google Cultural Institute in providing a tour through the Google Cardboard VR headset, using Street View technology.

The gallery was designed by regency … Read more

Added: December 4, 2015Comments: 0

Spending Review 2015...

Chancellor George Osborne announced earlier this week in the 2015 Spending Review that funding to Arts Council England and national museums and galleries will be increased. However cuts to local government budgets are expected to present difficulties for many arts organisations.

The Department for Culture Media and Sport’s (DCMS) … Read more

Added: November 29, 2015Comments: 0

Highlights of Takeover Day 2015...

This year over 150 museums, galleries, arts organisations, archives and heritage sites ran an event to celebrate Takeover Day, with more than 4000 children participating across England. Here are just some of the highlights from around the country:

– Since February 2015 an HLF Young Roots-funded ‘Lest We Forget’ team worked on uncovering … Read more

Added: November 25, 2015Comments: 0

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