This is a fabulous role for anyone with an interest in collections or art, with exclusive opportunities to meet artists,. This is an interactive role, available to signpost visitors, answer questions, supporting gallery activities, sharing information about collections, artists and their work.
We have many different and exciting roles available within the collections team. Working along side our collections curator you can get involved in research, conservation cleaning, archiving and digitisation of collections and much more. The opportunities within this team can be individually tailored to suit your interests and skills. We have access to lots of training to further your knowledge or skills or learn new ones. The work in this area is flexible and can be done in at the museum, individually, in small teams and some remote working is available as well. To find out more about how you can get involved in this exciting team just drop us a line and you can have an informal chat with our Collections Curator.
We have an amazing team of volunteers who keep our beautiful building looking fabulous and in tip top condition. If you have experience in painting, DIY, woodwork, generally practical then we would love to hear from you. Some of this work is best conducted when the museum is closed to the public, however there are opportunities for some work to be done when the museum is open. To find out more get in touch with Lara
We look creatively at the past and present to help develop and influence our future.
The Whitaker is dedicated to supporting people’s right to a Cultural life; working for a valley, and a world, where people and nature flourish together, we are future-focused and act as an agent for people to help develop their future.
The Whitakers' approach to providing access to culture is intentionally different, creative, and purposely people-focused. Forward-facing with a unique approach that places it at the centre of the community.
Our visual language is integral to helping our audience to understand who we are and how we are all - nature culture and people - interconnected Example Museum inspires curiosity, excites minds, and increases desires to preserve and protect our world's natural and cultural diversity through the exhibition, educational programs, collections, and research.