Online Course: Opening and Closing Seasonal Museums
MS 219: Opening and Closing Seasonal Museums
September 7 to October 2, 2020
Instructor: Diana Komejan
The seasonal closure of a museum presents unique challenges and opportunities for collection preservation. This is an introductory-level conservation course exploring simple collection preservation methods for seasonal museums. The target Audience for the course is curators and other museum personnel, volunteers, site managers, maintenance personnel. No prior conservation training necessary. Participants will learn about the challenges and opportunities associated with caring for collections in seasonal facilities. They will learn about the risks to collections and how to mitigate them through closing and re-opening procedures, as well as throughout the winter season.
For more information or to sign up: https://www.collectioncare.org/opening-and-closing-seasonal-museums-line-course