In early July Gordon McKenna, Projects and Programmes Manager at Collections Trust, was elected to the board of CIDOC to serve for at least three years. Confirmation took place at the CIDOC conference which was being held as part of the triennial General Conference of ICOM in Milan, Italy. ICOM is the International Council of Museums, whilst CIDOC is its international committee for documentation, one of 30 such committees on various subjects. CIDOC "provides the [world-wide] museum ...
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 ...
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 ...