Please note, bookings for the events listed are not managed by Collections Trust. If you have any queries about booking an outreach session, please get in touch with the relevant Museum Development team. You can find their details by following the links below.

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Banish the backlog support meeting

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Museum Development and Collections Trust have joined forces to provide a programme of support for museums to banish their backlog, including group meetings to share progress and ideas. If you would like more information about this programme, get in touch with our Outreach Officer.

Part of: East Midlands

Object labelling and marking

News, blog and events

This workshop will introduce the basic principles of object labelling and marking, including materials and techniques used for different types of objects. The session will also include hands-on activities to put knowledge into practice.

Part of: East

Banish the backlog support meeting

News, blog and events

Museum Development and Collections Trust have joined forces to provide a programme of support for museums to banish their backlog, including group meetings to share progress and ideas. If you would like more information about this programme, get in touch with our Outreach Officer.

Part of: South East

Accreditation for beginners

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  Could Museum Accreditation benefit my museum? Come and find out in this introductory session. We’ll look at what the benefits are and what’s involved in an application. You’ll learn if your museum is likely to be eligible for Accreditation or whether you will need to make changes first. Sarah Brown from the Collections Trust […]

Part of: South East

What's new in Accreditation?

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  The new Standard was launched in 2018 and museums are now getting invitations to make their Accreditation returns. Find out what’s changed and what you’ll need to do to meet the new Standard. Sarah Brown from Collections Trust will outline how Spectrum 5.0 can help you meet the collections management requirements and Kate Hebditch, […]

Part of: South East

Enriching Collections 1: Use It, Don’t Lose It – Banishing the Backlogs

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  You can’t use what you’ve got if you don’t know you’ve got it. Or where it is… or who owns it… MDNW and Collections Trust are holding this conference to showcase the work from the Banish the Backlogs programme we have jointly run since 2017. Over 20 museums have worked to tackle their documentation backlogs […]

Part of: North West

Fusion Training: All the Right Moves

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  Fusion training will consist of two half day sessions; one which deals with Collection Care and the other which deals with Collection Management. Fusion training is designed for participants to attend both sessions. Session 1: Location and Movement Control Location and movement control is a Spectrum 5.0 primary procedure and required as part of […]

Part of: London

West Midlands Museum Development conference

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  Sarah Brown, Outreach Officer for Collections Trust, will be on hand for guidance and advice at the West Midlands Museum Development fifth annual conference. Funded by Arts Council England (ACE), the conference brings together the region’s museums, art galleries and heritage sites to network, share news and best practice from within and outside the heritage sector. […]

Part of: West Midlands