All posts by Iain Watson

About Iain Watson

Iain Watson
Director, Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums
I've worked in the cultural sector for 27 years (including training as an English teacher!). I've been lucky enough to work across museums and archives with a huge variety of different collection types - archaeology to art, natural sciences to regimental history. What I love is seeing people enjoying and learning from visiting or experiencing museums and archives.

Iain Watson, Acting Director

When you tell people that you work in museums they always want to share with you their thoughts about museums – almost everyone has experience of museums and has views about what they like and dislike. As well as all… Read more