Labelling and Marking

Part of the Collections Care and Management Programme 2023.

This session will give an overview of Spectrum 5.0 primary procedure of labelling and marking; a chance to review your own procedures; along with a practical session of labelling and marking objects.

Schedule:

  • Labelling and marking- the theory and overview
  • Basic techniques, materials and assembling a kit
  • Choosing the right method for your objects
  • Practical exercise using various techniques

Led by the team at Lancashire Conservation Studios:

15th November, 10am to 3.30pm Pontefract Castle – Book

Led by the team at the Conservation Department at Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums:

21st November, 10am to 3pm Discovery Museum,  Newcastle Upon Tyne РBook

Led by the team at Lancashire Conservation Studios:

22nd November, 10am to 3.30pm Lancashire Conservation Studios, Preston – Book

This series of workshops, developed collaboratively by MDY, MDNW and MDNE, have been designed to support you and other staff in your museum to achieve, maintain and improve Collections Care and Management practices and to meet Museum Accreditation requirements detailed in Section 2 of the ACE managed Museum Accreditation Standard.

We hope that you will choose to attend all 5 of the sessions in this programme, but this is not compulsory.

Workshop 1:  Policies, Plans and Procedures

This session will be delivered online via Zoom on 31 August 2023, 10.30am to 12.30pm: an overview of policies, plans and procedures.

For more information and to book visit Policies, Plans and Procedures

Workshop 2: Collection Care Part 1

Choose an in-person session on either 13 September, 20 September or 24 October: an introduction to the museum environment; pest monitoring and control measures with a practical housekeeping session.

For more information and to book visit Collections Care Part 1

Workshop 3: Collections Care Part 2

Choose an in-person workshop on either 3, 10 or 24 October: environmental monitoring; environmental control methods; creating microclimates with a practical session.

For more information and to book visit Collections Care Part 2

Workshop 5: Reducing energy consumption in the care of collections

This session will be delivered online via Zoom on 12 December 2023, 10am to 12.30pm: an overview of how energy reduction can be achieved in environmental control, exhibitions and collections care.

For more information and to book visit Reducing Energy Consumption