Basic Collections Care Workshop

  • 02 Apr 2013
  • 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Camden Public Library, Camden, Maine
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As part of the Maine Cultural Institutions Outreach Project, Maine Archives & Museums is pleased to announce the first workshop in its Spring 2013 Workshop Series.

Basic Collections Care

Presented by Teresa Myers, Teresa Myers Conservation Services

If you have questions about storage or collections care at your institution, are wondering how to begin the task of organizing and archiving your institution’s collections, or are wanting to learn the best practice for handling documents and artifacts, then this workshop is the perfect place to start. This one-day professional development opportunity will create a familiarity with basic collections care through the accessions process. Topics will include: basic artifact condition assessment and handling; application of accession numbers; basic artifact housing; and the importance of record-keeping.  The day will include a tour of the Camden Public Library and Walsh History Center. Morning coffee and a box lunch are included with registration.


9:30a.m. Coffee and Registration

10:00-12:00 Workshop (Part 1)

12:00-12:30 Lunch (provided)

12:30-1:15 Tour of the Camden Public Library and Walsh History Center                                                                                 

1:30-3:30 Workshop (Part 2)

3:30pm Workshop Closes

Cost (including lunch)

MAM Members:  $15.00
Non-Members: $18.00

This workshop is part of MAM's 2013 Spring Workshop Series sponsored by the Maine Cultural Institutions Outreach Project (MCIOP), funded by a grant from the Davis Family Foundation and administered by the Association of Maine Archives and Museums.  Watch for more workshops to be added soon!

For more information: or 207-400-6965.

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