APML Training Session – Managing Museum Collections: a Whistle Stop Tour

Ever wondered what you should do with those strange objects in your collections – well, this is the course for you….

 

APML Training Session – Managing Museum Collections: a Whistle Stop Tour.

10.00am Tuesday 17th June 2014 at the Royal College of Physicians, 11 Andrews Place, NW1 4LE.

Fee for the day:  £25-£45 per person (includes VAT) depending on numbers.

 

Trainer: Briony Hudson

 

Programme

10.00am            Introductions

                        What do people want to get from the morning? (flip chart)

 10.15am            A typical museum collection

                        Materials, identification, basic rules for working with and handling objects

 10.45am            Storage

                        Packaging, storage conditions, requirements and risks

 11.15am            Cleaning and conservation

                        Preventative care, DIY cleaning, where and when to seek help

 11.30am            Tea/Coffee break

11.50am            Disaster planning

                        Basics, model plans, procedures

 12.10pm           Documentation

                        How to record what you’ve got, movement control, potential loans

 12.30pm           Display

                        Display conditions, requirements and risks

                        Interpretation

 12.50pm           Conclusion

                        Museum standards, sources of advice, what next?

 1.00pm End

 

To book, contact Kay Walters via KAYW@hellenist.org.uk or 020 7321 5463.