We are creative professionals with significant experience in the cultural sector. Led by Caroline Marcus, we are a small consultancy with a big network. If we need to go beyond our core team, we know great people for your project and will connect you to them.
We aim to make things easy for you so that you can be confident that we will deliver your requirements within time and budget.
We’ll listen to you and together with you, work out how to turn your ideas into something real and exciting to engage your audiences in a focused and strategic way. Whether your budget is large or small, our creativity will ensure it works at its hardest.
- Creative skills to programme imaginatively
- Organisational skills to enable effective delivery
- People management skills to ensure successful team building
- Leadership skills developed in organisations of national significance
- Teaching skills developed in formal and informal settings within the UK education system
- Extensive experience in areas including strategic planning; teaching in formal and informal settings; partnership building; improving the visitor experience and audience development
Caroline Marcus is a producer, programmer and change maker in the cultural sector. She has a proven track record in strategic management with 25 years experience as an independent museum consultant, qualified primary school teacher and former chair of governors. She manages a diverse portfolio of museum and gallery learning, access and engagement projects through her consultancy Caroline Marcus Associates.
Caroline is Senior Teaching Fellow: MA Museums and Galleries in Education, UCL Institute of Education. She is currently Chair of Trustees for Group for Education in Museums, Education Trustee for the National Motor Museum, Beaulieu, Judge for the Sandford Award for Heritage Education, and a Fellow of the RSA. She is an assessor of Clore Short Course applications. As a graduate of the Clore Cultural Leadership Programme, Caroline continues to explore the nature of good leadership, personal development and key areas of expert knowledge essential to effective cultural leadership.
Recent consultancy roles include Director: Takeover Day & Special Projects, Kids in Museums; Consultant: HLF Resilient Heritage Programme, training and consultancy, Kids in Museums; and Change Creation Consultant, People Make it Work .Previously, Caroline was Head of Learning at the Jewish Museum, London and an expert in Holocaust education, teaching at the Imperial War Museum, London, organisations across the UK, and internationally.
Caroline worked for the National Gallery Education Department for 22 years. Roles included Curator: Take One Picture, Access Officer, Outreach Officer, Mentor: Initial Teacher Education Programme, Manager: Special Projects, lecturer and workshop leader. She is a former Judge of The Big Draw’s Drawing Inspiration Awards.