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Collection care course_outline

  1. 1. Merriman Historical Research Lorna Moloney Collection Care Management Strategy Training Workshops Every museum, from the small county historical society run by volunteers to the major metropolitan fine arts museum with a multimillion dollar endowment has one thing in common: a collection that needs constant care...Responsibility for updating those skills, for properly caring for a collection, falls to everyone associated with a museum. Aims To provide basic conservation training for staff, volunteers and students involved in all facets of museum collections & Heritage. Learning Outcomes • Creation of general conservation assessment survey • Knowledge of correct cleaning techniques of exhibits, exhibition spaces and storage areas • Understanding of correct handling techniques in relation to materials • Development of packing skills for exhibit transportation in relation to inter-house loans, sale or purchase, and art exhibitions. • Knowledge of Best practice in relation to conservation techniques • Development of baseline surveys for Heritage projects • Knowledge of environmental conditions • Health and safety issues • Knowledge of built heritage environs • Promotion of initiatives developed to culturally include all cohorts of the community for the future preservation of heritage artefacts and their surrounds.

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