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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Collections Trust coffee time

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Join our weekly online get-together to chat about a museum topic over your elevenses. This week we’re joined by Helena Jaeschke, Southwest Museum Development Programme, to discuss pests. Are you worried about pests which may have been spreading through the collection during lockdown? Have you found any strange specimens on windowsills or crawling up the […]

Using and resolving temporary numbers

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Come along to this bitesize online session to discuss how temporary numbers are used and what the reconciliation process might look like for your museum.

Part of: North West

Collections Trust coffee time

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Join our weekly online get-together to chat about a museum topic over your elevenses. This week we’re joined by Tamsin Russell, Workforce Development Officer at Museums Association, to discuss ‘collections management skills in a Covid world’. What new skills have you developed during lockdown? What skills might be needed in the longer term? Come along […]

Basic Spectrum 5.0 introduction

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Suitable for those new to the Spectrum standard, this online session will offer a bitesize introduction.

Part of: North West

Spectrum 5.0 Reproduction

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Museums reproduce objects for many reasons: making copies of physically vulnerable items for conservation reasons; taking photographs to record the condition of items or for identification purposes in case of damage or loss; to help researchers; or for a wide range of public-facing activities. The Spectrum 5.0 Reproduction procedure covers managing and recording the creation […]

Part of: North West

Collections review & rationalisation, 2 part session

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10:30-12:00 Collections review 14:00-15:30 Deaccessioning and disposal Collections review enables a museum to improve its understanding of a collection so that it can be used more effectively. Collections reviews are often the first stage of rationalising collections, which can lead to the deaccessioning and disposal of objects. However, there are many other reasons to review […]

Part of: North West