Join Principles of Collections Management and through exercises and curator-led seminars you will learn about the role of the curator and the value of preserving material culture on this intensive course.
You will develop an awareness of collections management procedures and the essentials of collections care. You will also consider a broader range of collections-based activities, such as loan procedures.
Through object based learning students will be encouraged to engage critically, developing essential interrogation skills.
For more information on Online Short Courses please see the below information.
Who should attend
Suitable for anyone wishing to pursue a career working with museum special collections. Students, recent graduates or career changers, with little or no prior experience working with collections. An ideal course for existing collections-based volunteers to enhance their skills. Or as continuing professional development for those already working in museums or heritage environments, in a non-collections focussed role.
All our Online Short Courses include:
Please note that all courses are taught in UK time.
Online courses are closed to all new bookings 48 hours prior to the course starting.
By the end of the course you will have learnt how, and why, to implement UK documentation standards - making use of SPECTRUM procedures. You will be aware of best practice in the safe handling of three-dimensional objects and preventative conservation by selecting appropriate materials. You will be able to recognise common forms of deterioration and be confident in using professional terminology.
Online short course materials
To take part in the Online sessions you will need:
Course specific materials
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Join Principles of Collections Management and through practical exercises and curator-led seminars you will learn about the role of the curator and the value of preserving material culture on this intensive online course.