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Museums & Galleries: Insider Views

Guide to working in the culture, museums, curation, and heritage

Museums & Galleries

Insider Views

See what former students have done and get insights into working in the sector

Museum Blogs

These blogs talk about what its like to work in the sector, and could give an indication of the issues people are discussing

Arts in Brighton

Brighton has a good number of museums and galleries

Here are some sites that may help you to keep track of events near-by

What Our Graduates Do

There is a strong correllation between working in the heritage sector and studying an arts based subject, however other qualifications can also lead to jobs

Here are some things Sussex graduates have gone on to do

Notable Alumni

Here are some Sussex Graduates who have had successful careers in this sector

David Bomford

Director of Conservation, Houston Museum of Fine Arts

Studied: Chemistry

Graduated: 1967

David Bomford has written about art conservation since the mid-70s and is the only conservator to serve as the Slade Professor of Fine Art at Oxford

Lucy Worsley

Historic Royal Palaces, Chief Curator. Writer & broadcaster

Studied: Art History

Graduated: 2002

Worked in administration at two heritage organisations before becoming an inspector of stately homes for English Heritage. While she worked, she studied for her PhD at Sussex.

As well as working as a curator Lucy writes, gives talks, and has appeared on television


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