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Sturminster Newton Heritage Trust seeks Volunteer Curator from Autumn 2020

Sturminster Newton Heritage Trust is looking for a curator for Sturminster`s Museum. It’s a small, vibrant, Accredited museum run entirely by volunteers. Duties involve overall management of the Museum including care, conservation and documentation of the collection, creating displays and exhibitions and organising activities for both adults and children.

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The curator is part of a co-operative and helpful team which includes other volunteers and the Trustees. The Trust has responsibility for management of the Mill, also, and many events involve both Museum and Mill.   Help and advice are freely available from the Museums Development Officer for Dorset and frequent, free training sessions on all aspects of museum work are run by the SWMDP and the Dorset Museums Association. This is a post for a volunteer however, expenses are recoverable and a small honorarium goes with the job.  Further details can be obtained by  email from and the overall work of the Trust is shown on our website: