Tag Archives: Curatorial

May 16

Employment Opportunity – Seasonal Curatorial Cleaner

JOB SUMMARY Job title: Conservation Cleaner (seasonal) Position: Full Time Seasonal Closing Date: Until position is filled Internal/external Posting Status: • BC Government Employees Union (BCGEU) • Salary Grade: $21.43 plus benefits as dispersed according to the Collective Agreement  between the BCGEU and the Barkerville Heritage Trust Orientation and Supervision: (how the position fits into […]

March 29

Experimenting with Photographs

Experimenting with Photographs By: Vasanthi Pendakur Photographing the dress collection presented special challenges. Unlike the smaller pieces, dresses are long and bulky and don’t fit easily on a table. I needed a way to take long flat photos without putting too much pressure on the dress’s shoulders. I experimented with a few different methods before […]

March 08

Cataloguing a 1920s and ’30s Clothing Collection

Cataloguing a 1920s and ’30s Clothing Collection by Vasanthi Pendakur, Barkerville Historic Town & Park Fashion in the 1920s conjures images of flappers wearing cloches and beaded dresses. Following the ‘20s were the lace and smooth bias cut dresses of the 1930s. Barkerville Historic Town and Park works hard to preserve and present clothing from this […]

July 19

[Employment Opportunity] Six week YCW position – Curatorial

Barkerville Historic Town, the largest Historic Site in Western North America, has up to two positions available for students that will provide exciting opportunities to learn about British Columbia’s history in a unique environment. Job Title: Curatorial Assistant (Research and Presentation) Hourly pay rate: $14.00 plus 4% holiday pay, 35 hours/week Anticipated term*: May 4 […]

June 29

Hey… look what came in the mail this week!

Thanks, Barkerville Fans!