Alumni Profile: Nora C. Halfbrodt

Nora C. Halfbrodt Provenance Researcher FT 2016-17 My name is Nora and I was part of the full-time MGS class of 2016-2017. My favourite part of the course was the exhibition project, since it was the first time I had to deal with objects that have unknown provenances. In summer 2017, I moved back to … Read more

Alumni Profile: Neil Lebeter

Neil Lebeter Senior Curator: Modern & Contemporary Art Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales MLitt, 2008-2009 After studying History at the University of Aberdeen and a Masters at the University of Glasgow, I came to the programme with a slightly vague notion of pursuing a career in museums. The programme was a very important step … Read more

Alumni Profile: Katie Murray

Katie Murray Operations Coordinator- Education & Partnerships FT 2011 – 2012, PhD 2017 I work for an expedition cruise company that run trips to the polar regions, North Atlantic and South America. Though outside a museum setting, my role involves skills I learned on the course. Part of the job is to coordinate onboard displays, … Read more

Alumni Profile: Ross Irving

Ross Irving Art Collection Manager, Wilhelmina Barns-Graham Trust MLitt, 2008-9 I am a graduate from the 2009-10 course, with an undergraduate degree in History. I actually got my first job before I had completed the course, starting in the summer of 2009 at National Museums Scotland as a Project Assistant. I was very grateful for … Read more

Alumni profile: Kim Drabyk

Kim Drabyk Manager, Heritage Doncaster MLitt, 2010-11 My year in St. Andrews was followed by a degree in Design for Exhibitions and Museums. I have worked with an international museum Design firm, National Trust and am now the Manager of Heritage Doncaster where I am responsible for the services of Heritage Doncaster’s three accredited museums … Read more

Alumni Profile: Maggie Abbott

Maggie Abbott Manager, Corporate Art Collection, Wells Fargo Bank MLitt, 2009-10 I am a graduate from the 2010 MGS course, currently living and working in my hometown of St. Louis, Missouri. Since completing school I have worked in a number of history and art museums, primarily working with collections. Most recently, I accepted a contract … Read more

Alumni Profile: Rob Scott

Rob Scott Collections Systems Manager – British Film Institute MLitt 2007-08 Since graduating in 2008 I’ve held a number of roles in the museums and archives sectors, from Curator at Gairloch Heritage Museum, to working in Documentation and Collections Management at the V&A.  For the last four years I’ve been Collections Systems Manager at the … Read more

Alumni profile: Rosemary Macintosh

Rosemary Macintosh Freelance Consultant MLitt PT 2016-2018 Beginning in 2010, my museum experience has very much ‘hands on’. Living in a rural part of the far north of Scotland, I have been fortunate in being able to acquire a wide range of operational skills through my local volunteer-led museum. The part-time MLitt option allowed me … Read more

Alumni Profile: Danielle Kronmiller

Danielle Kronmiller Curatorial Administrative Assistant, Pulitzer Arts Foundation MLitt, 2016-17 A graduate of the 2016-2017 full-time course, I am currently the Curatorial Administrative Assistant at the Pulitzer Arts Foundation, a non-collecting museum located in my hometown of St. Louis, Missouri. My favourite part of the Museum and Gallery Studies course was the in-depth first hand … Read more

Alumni Profile: Anna Venturini

Anna Venturini Sale Coordinator, 19th-Century European Art, Christie’s London MLitt, 2017-18 My name is Anna Venturini, originally from Palmanova (Italy) and I am Sale Coordinator in the 19th-Century European Art department at Christie’s London. I graduated from the course in 2018 and subsequently went on a six-month internship (also at Christie’s). I still remember my … Read more