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The Collections Trust has announced the appointment of Kevin Gosling as their new Chief Executive Officer. Gosling is currently the Director of Communications at the Britten-Pears Foundation and has previously held roles with Lord Cultural Resources and the Museum Documentation Association (MDA). Speaking about his appointment, Kevin commented, “I am delighted to have the opportunity to take up the leadership of the Collections Trust. It is a forward-thinking organisation with a strong ...

Collections Link -- Featured Advice and Guidance

Handling, packing and moving museum objects is integral to the effective management of collections, and also areas in whcih damamge oftern occurs.  This section summarises some of the standards relevant to handling, packing and moving.     Sector Standards for handling, packing and moving Standard  Relevance of Standard to handling, packing and moving  Further Information about applying the standard  Museum Association Code of Ethics Museums Association 2007 ...

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This update relates to the Benchmarking Participation project being led by Natalie James (@CulturewithaK) as part of her placement with the Collections Trust In the context of changing social and economic behaviours, successful museums need to remain relevant to need of the audience they exist to serve. Engage and participation are key tools in enabling museums to develop so that they are relevant to current needs, and remain so for the future. While these is a lot of discussion and ...