Introduction to collections care (two part session)

PART 1: Tuesday 12th October 2021 

PART 2: Tuesday 19th October 2021
10:00 – 12:00
Via Zoom

This is a two part interactive session – 18 places available.

Please note – this course consists of two online sessions. Attendees are expected to attend BOTH sessions.

About the sessions:

This session will discuss the ways in which museums can improve the care of their collections. It will include:

  • The risks affecting museum collections
  • What materials and methods are suitable for use with museum collections (and where to obtain them)
  • How to assess the situation in your museum and decide on priorities
  • How to create a Collection Care Plan to address your museum’s needs
  • Practical ways to improve conditions for your collections
  • Discussions about specific issues

Who should attend?

This session is suitable for anyone working in a museum (paid or volunteer) who wants to know how to look after and work with the collection and how to plan for its survival. No previous experience or training is necessary.