Helena Jaeschke, Conservation Development Officer at South West Museum Development will lead this 2 hour session exploring the ways in which museums can improve the care of their collections and reduce their impact on the environment. The session will include:
- The risks affecting museum collections
- How to assess the materials and methods you use and their effect on the environment
- What changes you can make in collections care without adversely affecting your collection
- Discussions about specific issues
Who should attend?
This session is suitable for anyone working in a museum (paid or volunteer) who wants to know how to look after and protect the collection whilst reducing the museum’s effect on the planet. No previous experience or training is necessary.
This training session was created as part of the museum development programme delivered by our partners South West Museum Development.
“It’s not about being perfect, it’s about being better”
Maximum of two delegates per organisation. Priority will be given to delegates from non-NPO and non-National museums in the West Midlands which are Accredited or officially Working Towards Accreditation.
All participants will receive an email containing a Zoom link prior to the event. The email will be sent to the email address used for booking. If you have not received an email by the day before the event please contact us.
Collections Essentials: Making your Collections Care Green
Wednesday 23 February 2022, 10.30am-12.30pm
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