Claire Kennard

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

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About me

 

Project Coordinator, Curator, & Administrator with over 10 years’ experience in the arts and public sector. I am relationship focussed with an enthusiastic and dynamic approach to work. I am motivated by challenges, collaboration, and creativity. Based in London.

Skills

 

  • Visual Arts
  • Exhibition
  • Design
  • Project Management
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Content Development
  • Curation
  • Interpretation
  • Editing Copy
  • Research Narrative Development
  • Schedule Management
  • Digital Content Creation

Work history

Currently

Assistant Curator

Science Museum

Mar 2015
  • Core contributor in the design and implementation of an ambitious new mathematics gallery set to open in 2016. Designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, the project aims to make a difficult subject accessible to a mass audience.

2014

PA to Head of Conservation & Collections Care

Science Museum

Jun 2012 - Mar 2014
  • Managing Conservation & Collections Care departmental administration across 3 sites. The CCC team supports work across the Science Museum programme, from hazard safety to installation, logistics, and interventive conservation work.

2008

Membership Coordinator, Press Officer and Office Manager

The Charleston Trust

Dec 2006 - Jul 2008
  • At the Charleston Trust my role was extremely varied and developed continuously as the organisation went through a time of change under a new Director. My work included management of Charleston’s Friends membership scheme, generation and supervision of filming, photo shoots and venue hire at the house, generation of press coverage, and general support of the Charleston festival and exhibition programme. http://www.charleston.org.uk/

Education

2015

Editorial Photography

University of Brighton

Nov 2015 - Nov 2015
  • ‘Things We Love’, Crane Kalman Gallery, Brighton, 2007 ‘Lighting Projects', Brighton Photo Fringe, Brighton, 2006 (Arts Council funded) ‘Free Range’, Old Truman Brewery London, 2006

2013

Social Political Thought

University of Sussex

Sep 2011 - Jun 2013

    2011

    Art History History

    University of Sussex

    Sep 2008 - Jun 2011

      Awards

      2015

      Clore Emerging Leadership Programme

      • An intense, five-day residential course providing you with the essential knowledge and skills needed to take the next steps as an emerging cultural leader. http://www.cloreleadership.org/emergingleaders.aspx