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Fair Museum Jobs Career Summit

Fair Museum Jobs (FMJ) is delighted to announce a week-long, free online heritage careers event in partnership with Group for Education in Museums (GEM) with support from Art Fund.

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GEM Trustee named Director of West Horsley Place Trust

The West Horsley Place Trust is delighted to announce that Ben Pearce has been appointed as the charity’s new Director and will take up his appointment in September.  Ben Pearce was previously Executive Director of Paintings in Hospitals, a national arts-in-health charity, where he worked with the Board on vision and strategy and led the […]

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GEM Trustee named Director of West Horsley Place Trust

The West Horsley Place Trust is delighted to announce that Ben Pearce has been appointed as the charity’s new Director and will take up his appointment in September.    Ben Pearce was previously Executive Director of Paintings in Hospitals, a national arts-in-health charity, where he worked with the Board on vision and strategy and led […]

Joint statement of intent for the heritage sector

The Black Lives Matter movement began in America after a series of killings of black people in or following police custody. The movement has resonance in the UK, not least because of our nation’s history in which racism has become entrenched. As the leading membership bodies representing the UK museums, galleries, heritage and archives we […]

Re-opening learning spaces – #MuseumHour Summary from GEM and Engage

On the 11th of May 2020 from 20:00-21:00 GMT, GEM hosted a #MuseumHour session in partnership with Engage on the topic of re-opening learning spaces. This session was hosted on the @MuseumHour Twitter account and is searchable with the following hashtags: #MuseumHour #MuseumReopening and on the @gem_heritage and @engagevisualart accounts. A summary of the conversation is below. […]

GEM Freelance Offer

Freelancers are an essential part of the museums and heritage education fabric. In these unprecedented times, we understand that many freelancers are experiencing hardship and need the support of a strong membership organisation more than ever. That is why GEM is offering a free year-long membership and a complimentary supplier listing for freelance museum and […]

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COVID-19 Guidance for Educators

We recognise that those working in the  museum and heritage learning sector are facing a very uncertain time with the coronavirus outbreak. Therefore, GEM has pulled together the following guidance from health professionals, the UK govenerment as well as educators and arts and culture organisations for the benefit of those working in education. Q: What is […]

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