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Julien Parsons

Research Partner

Julien Parsons is Collections & Content Manager at Exeter’s Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery, known as RAMM.

He has over 30 years’ experience in British museums, working on collections and interpretation projects. His museum career began following a degree in archaeology at the University of York (1985–88). He has an MA in Museum Studies (University of Leicester) and a PhD in Victorian archaeology and collecting (University of Birmingham). After working at museums in Birmingham, Sheffield and Cheltenham, he joined RAMM in 2004. He currently manages a team of curators, exhibition, digital and project staff who oversee the collection and associated assets and deliver an ambitious programme of temporary exhibitions, gallery displays, artists’ commissions and websites. He was the client’s lead for the redevelopment of RAMM’s permanent galleries that helped the museum win the coveted Art Fund Prize for Museum of the Year 2012. He has published a number of scholarly articles on the history of archaeology and museological topics. He is an Associate of the Museums Association (AMA) and Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA).

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