I recently took part in a voluntary course called Citizen Curators. Run by Cornwall Museums Trust, this ten-week experience taught me the ins and outs of museum curation.
From how to handle, label and display objects to asking questions around identity, interpretation and accessibility we spent ten days learning about the museum world and its rules, regulations and best practice. Find out more in the blog I wrote chronicling my experiences at suziecurator.blogspot.com
Alongside field trips to PK: Porthcurno, Kresen Kernow and Penlee House and Gallery, I also did some work at my local museum in Helston, including promoting them by writing an article in Drift magazine which you an read at https://issuu.com/engine-house-media/docs/drift_volume_04 (Page 152 onwards) and helping to co-curate their Festival of Animation.
My interest in heritage and past projects
I’ve had a keen interest in heritage since I was small. During my career this has manifested itself in being commissioned to write a number of local heritage trails and storyboards both in Cornwall and the North West. You can explore some of these in more detail by following the links below.
I was the Communications Lead on the Heritage board at Blackpool Council for four years and during my masters I completed the research part of my dissertation on the art and craft of creating museum storyboards.
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