Museums in Cambridgeshire News no. 82 (1 March 2017)

Dear colleague

Here is the latest news relevant to Cambridgeshire museums:

  1. Firstly, congratulations to the Cambridge Museum of Technology on their HLF Stage Two award which is great news! They are now able to advertise for an Assistant Curator, closing date 9 March (see attached advert and job description).
  2. The evaluation report for MiC’s excellent ‘Memories in the Community’ project is now up on the MiC website. There is also an accompanying printed toolkit which I will be sending out over the next few weeks. Thank you again to all who participated in this project.
  3. AIM are advertising some very useful new grants at
  4. The Audience Diversity Academy is looking for applicants for its latest programme, closing date 17 March (see attached) flyer.
  5. The British Association of Friends of Museums‘ latest regional newsletter is attached (no. 28).
  6. Great St Mary’s Church is advertising for a Heritage Education Officer, closing date 20 March (see attached). Mail Margaret Johnston at for further information and the supporting evidence application form.
  7. Papworth 100 have extended their deadline to 3 March for the HLF-funded Heritage Assistant (Apprentice) at
  8. The British Museum has some interesting programmes of interest to the wider museum community, for example check their knowledge exchange programme (see attached).
  9. There may be a few places on the introduction to documentation course at Chelmsford on Friday; see
  10. The Fitzwilliam Museum is advertising for a Conservator of works of art on paper (prints), closing date 27 March. Details at job 47429 at
  11. Kettle’s Yard are advertising for a Communications Assistant, closing date 16 March. Details at job 47414 at the link as in item 10.
  12. Ely Museum are advertising for tenders for a Project Manager, closing date 13 March. Details at job 47418 at the link as in item 10.
  13. UCM are advertising a Museum Learning Project Assignment, closing date 20 March, to work on their ‘India Unboxed’ 2017 UK-India Year of Culture project (see attached).