We were pleased to receive over 150 responses during the SPECTRUM 5.0 consultation. Having reviewed responses we have formed eight working groups and would like to invite you to take part in these. SPECTRUM: the UK Collection Management Standard was first published in 1994 after widespread consultation across the museum sector. SPECTRUM gives flexible guidance on how to carry out a wide range of collection management procedures, and on the information that needs to be recorded at each ...
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 ...