Collections Management for Community Museums Workshop Series

Event Date(s): 
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Thursday, May 17, 2018
Friday, May 18, 2018
Time: 

Collections are at the heart of a museum, and represent the institution’s main Public Trust responsibility. Participants will be introduced to the policies, practices, and skills needed to manage museum collections. This course moves from broad concerns relating to public trust, cultural diversity, and planning through to issues in the areas of acquisitions, records management, loans and deaccessioning.

This 2-day event is part of a 4-day collections management workshop. Includes a welcome reception on Monday evening and 2 Beer & Banter Socials on Tuesday & Wednesday. 

Managing Unmanaged Collections
May 17, 2018 | Park Place Lodge
1 Day, 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Previously unmanaged museum collections present even greater challenges. Participants will learn steps to create order from a chaotic assemblage of objects, and to develop systems that will help maintain the methodic development of a collection.

$50 BCMA, Heritage BC or Columbia Basin Regional Museum
$60 non-members

This 1-day event is part of a 4-day collections management workshop. 
Includes a Beer & Banter Social on Wednesday evening. 

Introduction to Past Perfect Collections Management Software
May 18, 2018 | Fernie Community Archives Centre
1 Day, 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

This 1-day workshop is an introduction to using PastPerfect collections management software for donor contact management, registering and cataloguing artifacts, and using multi-media features to publish objects to an online database. This course will be taught using Nomenclature 4.0.

$50 BCMA, Heritage BC or Columbia Basin Regional Museum
$60 non-members

Presented in partnership with
BC Museums Association
Heritage BC
Columbia Basin Trust | Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance

Location

Park Place Lodge

Cost

$100 BCMA, Heritage BC or Columbia Basin Regional Museum
$120 non-members