Nigel Wright have been appointed to support the Bowes Museum with the recruitment of an interim Head of Transformation for a one year period. The Head of Transformation will lead the process of establishing a new vision for the future viability of Museum, supported by a business model and strategic approach that will transform the organisation and ensure successful delivery of that vision.
The Bowes Museum stands on the edge of the historic market town of Barnard Castle housing internationally significant collections of fine and decorative arts. The French style chateau became a registered charity in 2000 and in 2017 it became an Arts Council National Portfolio Organisation. The Museum in partnership with Durham County Council has been successful in receiving a grant from the National Lottery Heritage Fund to support a transformation project to create a long-term sustainable and viable business model.