How to be a (successful) museum consultant

It’s quite simple to become a freelancer. All you need to do to cover the legal basics is register with HMRC and complete an annual tax return. Becoming a successful freelancer is another matter. I won’t claim to be an expert on the subject but I first started my consultancy business in 2004 so I have some experience. Here are some of the things I’ve learned.

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Working Internationally

Brexit might be happening, but funding is still available for UK cultural sector organisations to work internationally. Thinking ahead to a post-pandemic world, these are my top tips for successful international collaboration.

Categories: Interpretation

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Working with Consultants

How do you get the best out of freelancers and consultants? Having been a consultant, then a museum director, and now a consultant again, I've experienced both sides of the relationship. These are my tips for making it a success.

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The memorial to the victims at Mittelbau-Dora concentration camp in Germany

Interpreting the Unthinkable

I recently finished one of the most challenging assignments of my professional career - curating and project managing the UK's newest exhibition about the Holocaust.

Categories: Curatorship, Exhibitions, History, Interpretation

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