Workshop - Introduction to Collections Care - Richmond

Presented in Partnership with Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

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Wednesday, April 10th, 2019
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
200 N Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23221
United States
Registration Options VMFA Website 2019-04-10 10:00:00 2019-04-10 15:00:00 America/New_York Workshop - Introduction to Collections Care - Richmond Presented in Partnership with Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Virginia Museum of Fine Arts 200 N Boulevard Richmond, VA 23221 United States Virginia Association of Museums membership@vamuseums.org

Event Details

Introduction of Collections Care

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in partnership with the Virginia Association of Museums will present a one-day workshop on the basics of collections care. Topics that my be discused include: elements of a collections management policy, how to safely label objects, emergency preparedness planning, basic handling and display practices, proper storage practices, environmental monitoring, agents of deterioration and their mitigation.
 

Guest Speaker: 

  • Senior Conservator, Susan and David Goode Center for Advanced Study in Art Conservation, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Virginia Certificate in Museum Management: 

  • Provides one credit in Collections Managment

This event is held in partnership with the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Thank you to the VMFA for hosting.

*Please note that there will be no box lunch available available for purchase. Guests can take advantage of the Best Cafe restaurant located on-site at the VMFA or at a local restaurant.

 

Agenda

April 10
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Morning Presentation
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch Break
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Afternoon Presentation

For More Information:

Virginia Association of Museums Logo 301 North Sheppard Street
Richmond, VA 23221
804.358.3170

Registration Instructions: 

Please provide attendee contact information for tickets purchased. It is proferred that each attendee register themself in order that event history is correctly tracked in their account. If you are not a member, consider joining to take advantage of the discounted member rates. VAM staff are always happy to process a registration for you by contacting 804.358.3170. Thank you!