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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Object marking and labelling

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

Part of: West Midlands

Museum Accreditation

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Museum Development Yorkshire is hosting a training and information event following the launch of the new Accreditation Standard on 2nd November 2018. We will be joined by Sarah Brown, Outreach Officer for the Collections Trust, who will provide training on managing collections and how this informs your Accreditation returns. We will also be joined by […]

Part of: Yorkshire

Donation to disposal

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This session focuses on museum documentation, with a focus on accountability and museum Accreditation. We will also explore how documentation is approached by different organisations.

Part of: East

Doing Digital Right: a practical guide to digitisation

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This is a one day training event aimed at those working or volunteering for museums that are Accredited or working towards Accreditation within the south east.  The training objectives for the day are: What are the key digitisation standards in the museums sector How to plan a digitations programme How to ensure preservation of digital […]

Part of: South East

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: South East

Rights management

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This session will provide an introduction to the sometimes daunting world of rights management. Together we will explore intellectual property rights (IPR), in particular works protected by copyright. The session will offer an overview of copyright and its implications for museums, their audiences and collections. We will discuss basic principles including ownership, duration, obtaining and […]

Part of: London

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: North East

Collections review and rationalisation

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Collections rationalisation and review enables a museum to improve its understanding of a collection so that the collection can be used more effectively. This session will explore the benefits of collection reviews and rationalisation, to both the museum and visitors. The session will also introduce different methodologies and frameworks, and approaches to planning a collections […]

Part of: South West

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 West

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: East

Spectrum 5

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Spectrum 5, the collections management standard, was launched in September 2017 following extensive consultation with the museum sector. In this session Sarah Brown, Outreach Officer for Collections Trust, will review the Spectrum 5 primary procedures and discuss how they are approached by your organisation. Book here (clicking the link on this page will take you to an external […]

Part of: South West

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: Yorkshire

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

Doing Digital Right: a practical guide to digitisation

News, blog and events

This is a one day training event aimed at those working or volunteering for museums that are Accredited or working towards Accreditation within the south east.  The training objectives for the day are: What are the key digitisation standards in the museums sector How to plan a digitisation programme How to ensure preservation of digital […]

Part of: South East

Collections and the law

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How much do you know about the laws governing your collections? Can you be sure your museum is compliant? Join Professor Janet Ulph, Leicester Law School, University of Leicester, Sarah Brown, Outreach Officer, Collections Trust,  Rory McDaid, Collections Information Officer, Colchester and Ipswich Museums, and  Margaret Clegg, Vice-Chair of the Human Remains Subject Specialist Network, to discuss Collections and the Law. The schedule will cover: […]

Part of: East