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Heritage Horizons

About Heritage Horizons

Heritage Horizons aims to address the challenges of an ageing heritage workforce and build youth employability-skills, by creating exciting opportunities for young people across Argyll & Bute. 

Dedicated project coordinators will work alongside organisations to create individual placements of upto 12 weeks, accredited learning opportunities such as skills-building workshops, and school/community visits. Participants will have the chance to discover traditional building skills, archaeology, and museum collections; to make music and apps; and to build skills for the future including working towards a Trinity College Arts Award

Heritage organisations will be supported by regional Heritage Hubs, networks designed to maximise resources and opportunities for young people. The Hubs will also explore the potential for sustained development beyond the life cycle of the project.

Heritage Horizons will primarily focus on the following geographic areas:

South Argyll

  1. Rothesay
  2. Dunoon
  3. Campbeltown

North Argyll

  1. Oban
  2. Isle of Mull
  3. Tiree

Kirsty MacNab and Pamela Campbell are our two part-time Project Managers to support the Heritage Horizons project:

 

Pamela Campbell

My background is in Earth Science, having recently achieved my PhD in Geology from the University of Glasgow, where I’m also a Geology Coordinator for distance and continuing learning at Short Courses. I have an active interest in education and learning, currently working towards a Masters in Education, and am looking forward to facilitating and widening opportunities for young people across Argyll.

(North Argyll) pamela@chartsargyllandisles.org

 

Kirsty MacNab

I have a background in museum curation and exhibition management, most recently working at The McManus (Dundee) and The University of Edinburgh. I grew up near Tarbert, and have recently moved to Dunoon. I'm excited to help create opportunities connecting young people with heritage and museums - a career I knew nothing about at school.

(South Argyll) kirsty@chartsargyllandisles.org

 

Kirsten Millar is also working as our Modern Apprentice in conjunction with Museum and Galleries Scotland to raise the voices of young people in the heritage/cultural sector.  

 

Our current Heritage Horizons opportunities can be found here. 

Image: Little Girl with a Piece © the Eardley estate. All rights reserved, DACS 2021. Photo credit: The Argyll Collection, Argyll and Bute Council

Heritage Horizons