A year of Collections Trust outreach

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As we approach the end of the first year of delivery, Sarah Brown, Outreach Officer here at Collections Trust, reflects on the programme of events she has been working on. To see all of Sarah’s future events and find something near you, visit our What’s on listing.     Our Arts Council England funded outreach […]

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Making audiences the focus of online collections

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This week, Katie Moffat, Head of Digital at The Audience Agency, is our guest blogger.  Katie looks at some inspiring initiatives and research museums around the world are undertaking to give different audiences what they want when they engage with collections online. The Audience Agency helps museums and other organisations understand the motivation of their audiences to […]

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The National Archives: Understanding Collections at Risk

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Caroline Williams, Independent Archival Consultant, has undertaken a project commissioned by The National Archives entitled ‘Understanding Collections at Risk’. This post from Caroline outlines the aims of the project and how Collections Trust users can get involved. If you have any comments about the issue of archives at risk (or would like any more information about this […]

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Digital condition reporting: Articheck at the Portland Art Museum

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This week, we have a guest blog post from Annika Erikson, Founder & CEO of Articheck, who spoke at the Collections Trust’s conference in September. Annika interviews Amanda Kohn from the Portland Art Museum in the US about their use of Articheck to make digital condition reports for exhibitions and loans. You can email Annika@articheck.com if […]

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Contemporary collecting: what’s new?

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Our post this week comes from guest blogger Ellie Miles, Contemporary Collecting Curator at the London Transport Museum.  Back in March 2016 London Transport Museum hosted a symposium to discuss the history of contemporary collecting. With so many interesting contemporary collecting projects taking place it was a good opportunity to reflect on some of these, and examine […]

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Welcome to our new website

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Welcome to the new Collections Trust website. We hope you will find it easier to find the resources you are looking for, and are a little clearer about who we are and what we do. The previous site had built up thousands of pages, many of which were quite out-of-date. Over the past year we […]

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Training times with our DAMS

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Guest blogger Kevin Bacon continues his series tracking the upgrade of the digital asset management system for the Royal Pavilion & Museums (RPM), Brighton & Hove. The work is taking place as the museums consider moving to charitable trust and in response to changes in the way they do business. We welcome your comments and […]

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