Date completed : 31 October 2018 Duration : 20 Weeks
Pieta Greaves

From January 2013- August 2016 I was the project coordinator for the Staffordshire Hoard based at Birmingham Museums Trust, I was responsible for delivering the conservation and selected analysis project for Contextualising Metal-detected Discoveries: Staffordshire Anglo-Saxon Hoard program funded by Historic England.

  • This includes practical conservation, staff management, research, and liaison with Stakeholders external to the Trust, documentation, movements and gallery installations.
  • Maintain the on-going public programme and collegiate conservation approach. Including monthly public tours and as required- stakeholders and VIP’s
  • Work with marketing team to deliver, press interviews and appearances TV, radio and in print. Production of filming guidelines
  • Development of high quality replicas for display and outreach with Birmingham City University. Copyright and IP issues.
  • Dissemination of the conservation and research program through conference talks, articles, both peer and non-peer reviewed.
  • Creation of blogs, short films and podcasts.
  • Line management of conservators, scientists and students/volunteers working on Hoard
  • Management of budget.
  • Work with learning team to deliver online learning resource.
  • Awards-  The Pilgrim Trust Award for Conservation (2015 Icon Awards) and the American Institute of Archaeology Conservation Management Award (2014).

As part of Drakon Heritage and Conservation, I also was also part of the team that delivered of two museum-quality reconstruction helmets and associated exhibition at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery. More can be seen here

Staffordshire Hoard
Staffordshire Hoard
Staffordshire Hoard
Staffordshire Hoard
Staffordshire Hoard
Staffordshire Hoard

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