Spectrum discussion – Acquisition and accessioning

Spectrum discussions are focussed on sharing practice between organisations and individuals. This is an opportunity to informally chat with sector colleagues about how your museum approaches a Spectrum procedure, get feedback, troubleshoot a scenario, and ask questions of each other.

The topic for this discussion is Acquisition and accessioning – Taking legal ownership of objects, especially (but not always) to add to your long-term collection through the process of accessioning: the formal commitment by your governing body to care for objects over the long term.

Registration for this session has closed. Preparation for attendees:

  • Think about how you do things in your museum and come prepared to share this. More information about this will be provided in the joining instructions.
  • The discussion will be hosted via Zoom. Using your webcam is optional, so you don’t have to tidy up or dress to impress.
  • Confirmations will be sent out after the registration deadline.

Please note – this is not a training session. You may wish to attend a bitesize structured session in advance, or instead – if so, check out Spectrum 101.