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
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
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
How to record what you’ve got, movement control, potential loans
Display conditions, requirements and risks
Museum standards, sources of advice, what next?
To book, contact Kay Walters via KAYW@hellenist.org.uk or 020 7321 5463.