Opening and Closing Seasonal Museums
|July 21, 2018 - 10:00 pm||Deadline for early registration discount|
|August 19, 2018 - 12:00 pm||Register by|
MS 219: Opening and Closing Seasonal Museums
August 20 to September 7, 2018
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