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Reshaping the Collectible (Conference Session, 2019)
May 15, 2021
This session will focus on the first of six case studies that will be investigated as part of Tate’s ‘Reshaping the Collectible: When Artworks Live in the Museum’ research project, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. This three-year project ai…
Using Business Tools and Strategies to Create Collections Management Processes (Conference Session, 2019)
May 15, 2021
The Cleveland Museum of Art maintains an ambitious, year-round permanent collection rotation and gallery refresh schedule. In 2016, after the completion of an eight-year building project and subsequent Centennial Celebrations, the number, frequency a…
Fine Art Storage – An environmental and economical storage approach
April 28, 2021
Insight into how Hasenkamp has successfully planned for Fine Art Storage with the environment and budget in mind. Learn how to be sustainable and limit your carbon footprint in terms of Fine Art Storage.
Flexible Cataloging for Enormous Collections
April 28, 2021
The Heny Ford musuem acquires a the entire collection of a local museum needing to close. The process consisted of assessing what types of objects were being acquired, physically moving it, reviewing the cataloging process, and how to maintain an ong…
The Deaccession Toolbox – Making the Right Decision for Your Collection
April 26, 2021
Information, resources, and guide for deaccessioning.
How to Win with Collections Data and Influence your Budget
April 26, 2021
Discussion on customized categories to cover the unique parameters required for the conservation and maintenance of an art collection containing vastly diverse historic and contemporary materials, site conditions, scale and even micro-climates.
Canadian Heritage Information Network
April 5, 2021
The Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN), a Special Operating Agency within the Department of Canadian Heritage, offers valuable collections management resources to the Canadian museum community and online public access to millions of collect…
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