Collections Management Study Day

  • Date:

Room G.04
School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies
University Road
Leeds LS2 9JT

A study day providing an introduction to the Collections Trust & the Spectrum Collections Management Standard with presentations & session aimed at practical approaches to managing collections.

This study day will provide you with an insight into the Collections Trust and the Spectrum Collections Management Standard with a keynote presentation from Sarah Brown, Outreach Officer at the Collections Trust.

This will be followed by three case studies from researchers based at the University of Leeds looking at more unusual object types.

The afternoon session will be a practical workshop aimed at curating and managing collections, giving delegates an opportunity to share and discuss ideas of best practice within different contexts of museum collections.

The schedule for the day is as follows:

9.30—10.00
Registration and coffee

10.00—11.00
Keynote from Sarah Brown, Outreach Officer at the Collections Trust

11.00—12.30
Presentations from researchers based at the Centre for Critical Studies in Museums, Galleries and Heritage:

12.30—13.30
Lunch and networking

13.30—15.30
Workshopping collections management dilemmas

15.30—16.00
Closing remarks

The study day is aimed at students, academics and museum professionals.

It is free to attend but booking is essential as places are limited. Please book here via Eventbrite.

This event is organised by the Centre for Critical Studies in Museums, Galleries and Heritage, based within the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies at the University of Leeds.

Image: Ceramics Gallery, Victoria and Albert Museum. Courtesy of Sarah Stierch, Flickr, 2013.