Careers in Heritage 2022

Presenter: UC Teece Museum and the CCC Heritage Team
  • Date: Tuesday, 9 August 2022 to Tuesday, 9 August 2022
  • Time: 09:30AM to 12:30PM
  • Location: TSB Space, Level 1, Tūranga, CCC Central Library, 60 Cathedral Square
  • Ticket: Free

Are you passionate about your culture and heritage? Does the idea of sharing the stories and treasures of your ancestors inspire you? A role in the heritage sector may be right for you, and there are opportunities to launch a career in arts and heritage right here in Ōtautahi.

This FREE event for senior high school and university students will introduce you to the many and varied careers in arts and heritage. This year Careers in Heritage will focus on roles working with heritage in the landscape, such as architectural historians, archaeologists, archivists, conservators, heritage educators, and heritage engineers. Guest speakers from across the sector will share what's great about their jobs, and let you know what skills or qualifications you would need to do the same work.

Our speakers for 2022 will include: 
  • Neda Bawden, Archaeologist, Underground Overground Archaeology
  • Rosemary Baird, Outreach Advisor, Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga
  • Lynne Campbell, Conservator, Campbell Conservation
  • Jessica Halliday, Director, Te Pūtahi Centre for Architecture and City Making
  • Richard Herdman, Project Director, Christchurch City Council
  • Megan Hickey, Environmental Advisor, Mahaanui Kura Taiao
  • Dr Wendy Hoddinott, Landscape architect, Gather Landscape Architecture
  • Erin Kimber, Archivist, University of Canterbury Macmillan Brown Library
  • Ben West, Stonemason, Stoneworks
  • Brendan Smyth, Team Leader Heritage, Christchurch City Council

A light morning tea will be served, and there will be opportunities to mingle with the speakers and ask questions.

WHEN: Tues 9 August 2022, 9.30am-12.30pm
WHERE: TSB Space, Level 1, Tūranga, CCC Central Library

This event is a partnership between the University of Canterbury Teece Museum and the Christchurch City Council Heritage Team, run with the assistance of Christchurch City Libraries.

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