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 heritage education professionals new to GEM. All current GEM members that are freelancers will receive a complimentary supplier listing. 

To take advantage of this offer please do the following:

  1. Fill out the GEM Membership form (if not a current member)
  2. Fill out the GEM Supplier Listing form (current and new freelance members)
  3. Send back completed forms to and cite the promo code “GEMFREELANCE20” to begin claiming member benefits right away like the newly released Journal of Education in Museums and Case Studies. There are a number of digital ways to showcase your skills, make new contacts, engage in strong sector networks and continue your professional development with GEM.

What can freelancers gain from joining GEM?

What’s involved with becoming a supplier?

  • Targets a niche audience of museum and heritage professionals
  • Special discounts to advertise at our annual conference
  • 10% discount to advertise in our print publications
  • Special introductory tweet to our 8,000+ Twitter followers.
  • Listed as a new supplier in our monthly eNews to GEM members.

This offer is only valid until 1 June 2020 – showcase your freelance skills today!

*Arts Council England is making £20 million available to freelancers that are experiencing financial hardship. Read more here.