Guest blogger this week is Jenny Durrant. Jenny is a PhD researcher in Museum Studies, University of Leicester (funded by an AHRC Midlands3Citites studentship), and Assistant Curator at Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter (RAMM). She leads a disposals process at RAMM and is involved in dialogue and training at a regional and national level. Her research examines how museum professionals can improve communication with visitors and stakeholders to create a more transparent disposal practice.
Here you can find our latest blog posts, covering a range of collections management topics from across the museum world, including our campaigns #BanishThatBacklog, #ItsGoodToShare and #EmpoweringCollections.
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]