News & Opportunities

Here you will find all the latest news and opportunities from around the region and nationally. Just click on the 'show tags' button on the left under the calendar to filter the information to your requirements.

South East museum people recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours

Congratulations to all the museum staff, trustees and volunteers recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours. 

Kate Arnold-Forster, Head of University Museums and Special Collections/ Director, Museum of English Rural Life has been awarded the OBE for Services to University Museums.

Jenny Kilbride-Roberts, Chair, Ditchling Museum of Art and Craft, and Perdita Hunt, Director of Watts Gallery, have both been awarded the OBE for services to the Arts and Crafts.

Vicky Dawson, Accreditation Technical Adviser to Hampshire Solent museums during last year, has been awarded the British Empire Medal for her contribution to  museums in the South West.

Warm congratulations to you all.

Queen's Birthday Honours 2015