Workshop: Collections Management and Practices
Learn about your institution’s responsibility toward its collection, necessary policies and procedures, and the best practices of collection management. Through lively group discussions and hands-on activities, you will become familiar with current issues and trends to better understand how collections fit within the context of history organizations. The workshop will also explore the role of collections in exhibition and interpretation, the basic steps of collections management from acquisition to disposal, professional standards and ethics, conservation on a shoe-string budget, and the many resources available for collections preservation.
FORMAT: On-site group workshop
LENGTH: Two days (9:00 am – 5:00 pm)
DATE: June 3 – 4, 2019
LOCATION: The Charleston Museum, Charleston, SC
MATERIALS: Workshop materials will be provided upon registration and in-person at the event.