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Birkbeck MA Museum CulturesMA History of Photography, MA History of Architecture and MA History of Art offers students the opportunity to to gain valuable practical experience of working in museums, galleries and archives. Every year we organise a series of placements in both national and in small, specialist museums. The placements are for two to three days a week over three months and students are supported by a named member of staff in the institution and by their tutor at Birkbeck.

In 2019-20, our placements included the following:

OrganisationRole
Alexandra Palace Education

British Museum

Interpretation Unit

Foundling Museum

Curatorial

Freud Museum

Curatorial Projects

Fulham Palace

Learning and Engagement/ Collections and Research/ Activity Plan

Geffrye Museum

Education

Guildhall Art Gallery

Curatorial

INIVA

Engagement

Jo Spence Archive, Birkbeck

Collections

Kew Gardens

Collections

National Portrait Gallery

Photography

Paintings in Hospitals

Collections
P21 Gallery Assistant

Saint Mary Magdalene Church, Paddington

Heritage Intern

Victoria & Albert Museum

Collections Management; Learning Department; Photography (Curatorial)

Whitechapel Art Museum

Archive assistant

 

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