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

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

Documentation and digitisation

News, blog and events

This workshop will introduce the basic principles of digitisation from planning through to implementation. It will look at how to scope out and plan a digitisation project, and provide an introduction to the practicalities of carrying out different types of digitisation. Participants will also learn about some options and museum case studies for getting your […]

Part of: South West

Spectrum 5

News, blog and events

This session, led by Sarah Brown (Collections Trust), will focus on the documentation and information required for accountability and the museum Accreditation standard (requirement 5.2). 

Part of: South East

Rights management

News, blog and events

Sarah Brown, Outreach Officer for Collections Trust, will provide an introduction to rights management and explore how to identify collections protected by intellectual property rights, particularly copyright. The session will offer an overview of copyright and its implications for museums and their audiences. We will discuss basic principles such as ownership and duration, and how […]

Part of: South 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 West

Spectrum 5

News, blog and events

This session, led by Sarah Brown (Collections Trust), will focus on the documentation and information required for accountability and the museum Accreditation standard (requirement 5.2). 

Part of: Yorkshire

Collections review and rationalisation

News, blog and events

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 collections. These include understanding the significance of […]

Part of: London

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

Accreditation for beginners

News, blog and events

  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?

News, blog and events

  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