York Museums Forum Autumn Meeting
The next forum will be held on Monday 16th October at The Kohima Museum, situated within Imphal Barracks on the outskirts of York, 12pm to 4pm.
The theme of the day will be ‘Active Collections Management’, with a focus on conservation and effective collections management.
We will also have our usual information exchange and networking, and a chance to look around our host museum.
Agenda for the day
12.00 Kohima Museum spotlight tour (optional)
12.30 Lunch and networking
13.15 Welcome to Kohima Museum and outline for the afternoon
13.20 Individual updates –
This is the chance for each museum to say a few words about its current plans and challenges.
13.50 Museum Development Yorkshire update – news and opportunities for the region’s museums.
14.30 Helen de Saram, National Railway Museum – Conservation approaches to the North Easter Railway Dynamometer Car
14.50 Rachael Bowers, York Minster – Conservation of the York Minster Collections
15.10 Christine McDonnell, York Archaeological Trust – The new Jorvik gallery and how collections and collections knowledge is woven throughout the displays
15.30 Group discussion and topics for next forum.
Please note: The Kohima Museum is located on an active military base. For this reason each person entering the site must pass through security. To speed up this process, if you plan to travel by car please provide your vehicle make, colour and registration number when registering your attendance.
To register please click here
The Kohima Museum