Managing Community and Partnership Projects


Claire Adler can:


·        Create and manage community projects that are successfully targeted at existing and new audiences, such as young people, migrant workers, refugees and adults with severe physical and/ or learning disabilities.

·        Manage community projects from inception to final report.

·        Fundraise from local businesses to national grant-giving bodies to support projects.

·        Deliver community projects that actively consult with the potential users.

·        Deliver projects that enable the host museum to understand how to create successful community based projects in the future.

·        Create successful projects that are partnerships with other museums, local businesses, agencies and organisations.

·        Deliver meaningful projects that meet Local Area Agreements, Generic Social and Learning Outcomes and other local, regional and project based targets.



Recent work:
As a volunteer project manager for the Friends of my local library to create a three year project and changing exhibition about World War I in our local area.
Working with clients at Headway Cambridgeshire, the brain injury association, to help staff understand what is needed in a wider community engagement project and working with clients to understand storytelling techniques.

Ayscoughfee Hall Museum - Ivan

Developed and delivered project and film about countryside management with Young People Looked After for Norwich Castle.
Developed projects and exhibitions at Norwich Castle with adults with severe learning and/ or physical disablilities who are also not in education employment or training (NEET).
Developed and delivered project with teenage mothers on issues of identity based on the fine art collections at the Fitzwilliam Museum.

Worked with Renaissance East Midlands and Lincolnshire County Council to create reinterpretations of four museums to encourage cross-cultural understanding between migrant workers and local people.

Developed community heritage project with local people and migrant workers, Ayscoughfee Hall Museum, Lincolnshire about childhood memories of food.

Projects and exhibitions of resulting photographs with teenage boys and ESOL groups at Hackney Museum.

Photo credits: Top photo: 'Your Past, My Present, Our Future' project, funded by Norfolk Museums and Archaeology Service and Renaissance East of England
Bottom photo: 'Just Like My Mother Used To Make...' project; funded by Renaissance East Midlands, Culture East Midlands, Lincolnshire County Council, South Holland District Council and MLA East Midlands.