The programme, run by the Museums Association, which promotes radical change in
museums, will see in the region of 170 mid-career professionals participate across 3
different strands. Each strand is designed to help participants develop innovative ways of
working, influence more effectively and create change for themselves, their colleagues and
If you are a mid-career professional, looking to be an agent for change in museums then you
should consider applying for Transformers.
Previous Transformers have self-defined ‘mid-career’ broadly, and their roles have ranged
from project officers to more senior leaders. As some general guidance, you will have at least
three years of working in museums, and most importantly have a desire to generate change
and a commitment to professional and sector development.
“My ‘kit bag’ is brimming with tools I can use to bring others up with me to make our
museums the best they can possibly be." Participant, 2015