How to Get a Job in a Museum or Art Gallery

How to Get a Job in a Museum or Art Gallery

by Alison Baverstock (Author)


Getting your dream job in the arts is no mean feat these days. In this book, the author explores the world of museums and galleries, focusing on contemporary issues and current options for employment in this field. This down-to-earth guide will help you work out what kind of job you would be best suited to, and how to prepare for a career in your chosen field. Featuring many case studies and real life examples, this book takes a practical approach to finding the right job for you. It includes advice on creating an eye-catching CV, applying for an advertised post, finding work experience, the interview itself, and creating the career you really want. The book features a foreword by Sandy Nairne, Director of the National Portrait Gallery.


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 288
Publisher: A & C Black Publishers Ltd
Published: 01 Apr 2010

ISBN 10: 1408109344
ISBN 13: 9781408109342
Book Overview: No UK competition Great companion for How to Get a Job in Publishing Wide range of MA courses in Museum Studies and/or Art Gallery or Heritage Management across the UK, including the universities of Manchester, Liverpool, Birmingham, East Anglia, Essex, Leicester, Nottingham, Southampton, and St Andrews Accessible style Foreword by Sandy Nairne, Director of the National Portrait Gallery

Author Bio
Alison Baverstock is a former publisher and now author, who writes about writing, publishing and creativity. Her previous books for A&C Black include Is There A Book in You? and Marketing Your Book: An Author's Guide. She is Course Leader of the MA in Publishing at Kingston University and her website is