AASLH Collections Management and Practices Workshop Coming to Portland, Maine!

19 Apr 2017 3:39 PM | Anonymous member

AASLH Collections Management and Practices Workshop

Early Bird Registration Deadline – May 1

June 5-6 – Maine Historical Society, Portland, ME


Learn about your institution’s responsibility toward its collection, necessary policies and procedures, and the best practices of collection management. Through lively group discussions and hands-on activities, you will become familiar with current issues and trends to better understand how collections fit within the context of history organizations. The workshop will also explore the role of collections in exhibition and interpretation, the basic steps of collections management from acquisition to disposal, professional standards and ethics, conservation on a shoe-string budget, and the many resources available for collections preservation. This workshop is led by Samantha Forsko of the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts and Bethany Hawkins of AASLH.

Who Should Attend:

This workshop is targeted to new professionals and dedicated volunteers with responsibility for collections.

Cost: $280 AASLH members/$405 nonmembers

*Get $40 off registration if you book by May 1, 2017!*

Early-Bird Registration Deadline is May 1! You can register today at http://learn.aaslh.org/event/collections-management-and-practices-2/ .

Please contact Amber Mitchell, Education and Service Coordinator, at Mitchell@aaslh.org or 615-320-3203 if you have any questions about this or other upcoming workshops.

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