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Museum Development North West is a programme delivered by The Manchester Partnership and the Cumbria Museums Consortium.

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Please note, bookings for the events listed are not organised by Collections Trust. If you have any queries about your booking please contact Museum Development North West directly.

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