eHive is a web-based collection cataloguing system. It makes cataloguing and publishing of your collection easy and affordable.
Spectrum discussions are focussed on sharing practice between organisations and individuals. This is an opportunity to informally chat with sector colleagues about how your museum approaches a Spectrum procedure, get feedback, troubleshoot a scenario, and ask questions of each other. The topic for this discussion is Loans in and Loans out: Loans in – managing […]
We are always happy to hear from you with collection management questions or enquiries about any aspect of our work. But, salespeople, please don’t bother us; our strict policy is to refuse cold sales calls and emails. By email Our general email address is firstname.lastname@example.org. To email a particular person directly, please see the page […]
Outreach Officer (part-time, 0.6 FTE) Collections Trust is looking for someone with excellent presentation skills who cares about how collections are managed to deliver training and advice, and act as an ambassador for the Spectrum standard. We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer and to increasing the diversity of our staff, board and […]
Submission from Collections Trust to the DCMS Select Committee’s call for evidence on the impact of Covid-19 – a proposal for temporary protection of collections at risk when museums become insolvent
Naomi Russell, Project Assistant at the Museum of London, has written this guest blog post looking at the rationalisation of the Social and Working History collections at the museum. With over 100,000 objects involved in the project, it was a huge undertaking that aimed to improve the collection, benefit other institutions through disposal of objects and ensure the Museum was applying its collections development policy correctly.
Collections Trust’s board members are directors of the company and also trustees of the charity. The board meets quarterly. In addition, an audit committee comprising a sub-group of trustees with an external chair meets twice a year to monitor and review all aspects of the organisation’s financial management. Camilla Hampshire (Chair) Camilla is Museums Manager […]
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 […]
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 […]
Mae’r Collections Trust yn cynnal digwyddiadau cenedlaethol ar-lein, ynghyd â digwyddiadau ar y cyd â’r Rhwydwaith Datblygu Amgueddfeydd ar draws ranbarthau Lloegr, fel rhan o’n rhaglen allgymorth sy’n cael ei hariannu gan Gyngor Celfyddydau Lloegr. Mae’r wybodaeth a ddarperir yma’n nodi ein polisi a’n hymddygiad yn ystod digwyddiadau ar-lein, gyda’r nod o greu amgylchedd diogel […]