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Blackburn Creative Careers Seminar: Ian Blatchford, Director of the Science Museum Group

4 May 2017 | 6.30pm – 8.30pm

Kensington, Senior Common Room

We are delighted to welcome Ian Blatchford, Director of the Science Museum Group as part of the Blackburn Creative Careers Seminars.

Ian is a typical museum man. Holding senior roles in numerous world-renowned institutions including the Victoria and Albert Museum, Arts Council, Royal Academy of Arts and Bank of England he started his career as a merchant banker after reading law at Oxford and holds an MA in Renaissance Studies from Birkbeck College, University of London. He was awarded the Pushkin Medal in 2015.

Under Ian’s guidance the Science Museum Group has experienced record-breaking audience figures, with over 5 million people visiting the Group’s museums in in 2015/2016.

Come and learn:

  • How to put on a blockbuster exhibition
  • What creative institutions look for in their employees / collaborators
  • How to get your work shown in amazing spaces

Hear how Ian's illustrious career's unfolded at the final event in our Blackburn Creative Careers Seminar Series.

We are very grateful to Janice and David Blackburn for generously sponsoring this series of events.