A revived outreach service is among the ACE-funded activities announced by Collections Trust for the coming year. CT’s new Outreach Officer, Sarah Brown, will deliver around 100 events across the English regions in response to local needs identified by the museum development network. “Quite a few people told me they felt Collections Trust had lost touch with smaller museums,” says Chief Executive Kevin Gosling. “This outreach work will put that right. It offers free, local training and ...
Handling, packing and moving museum objects is integral to the effective management of collections, and also areas in which damage often occurs. There are a number of links to standards and information you will find useful below. These are accompanied by information regarding relevance and links to further information about application of the standard.  This section summarises in a table format: Sector standards relevant to handling, packing and moving.   Technical standards relevant to ...
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 ...