Free one day conference

Museums and Heritage Traineeships – What Next?

Monday 18 July, 9.30–16.00

The National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund

With the support of the Heritage Lottery Fund, the British Museum has been working in partnership with museums across the UK since 2011 to deliver three Skills for the Future training programmes for a diverse range of participants: Future Curators, Museum Pathways and the current programme, Learning Museum.

The British Museum is holding a free one-day conference on 18 July 2016 to explore what paths trainees take once a programme has ended. The conference is open to colleagues from across the UK: training programme managers and supervisors, current and former trainees, and anyone considering starting a traineeship.

Through talks and discussions with former trainees, the conference will explore how participating in the British Museum’s programmes has shaped their careers. The day will include a workshop for programme managers and supervisors, to discuss how best to support trainees when they are preparing to leave a programme, as well as a speed mentoring session for those looking to develop their career within the sector.

How to book

Please contact Stacey Addison, Future Curators and Museum Pathways Programme Co-ordinator at before Friday 1 July.

A small number of travel bursaries will be made available to delegates who are unable to cover these costs; please contact Stacey Addison as soon as possible if you would like to apply for a bursary.