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Professional Development

Museum Studies Certificate Program

 

Upcoming Training


INTRODUCTION TO PREVENTIVE CONSERVATION

Date: September 11-12, 2017; 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Location: St. John's, NL; MANL Office; 200 Military Road, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador.

In this workshop participants will explore the basic principles of conservation within the context of a museum setting to develop an understanding of the museum's responsibility in developing priorities for collections care. They will learn about the common causes of damage to artifacts, develop skills in preventive conservation both in a storage and exhibit environment and the use of environmental monitoring equipment. Other topics include conservation condition reports and the ethics of restoration and conservation. This workshop will include:

• lectures and discussions
• hands-on demonstrations and exercises in handling and storage of a variety of museum artifacts
• a review of conservation condition reporting.

Instructor: Danielle Rundquist, Conservator.
Enrollment Limits: Maximum of 15
Registration fees: $130 for MANL members, $155 for non-members
Registration Deadline: September 1, 2017

This workshop is a core course for the Museum Studies Certificate Program. For more information about this program, please contact Sarah Wade, Outreach Officer via email at manl@nf.aibn.com or at (709) 722 9034.


INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT FOR CULTURAL PROPERTY
 
Date: September 13-14, 2017; 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Location: St. John's, NL; MANL Office; 200 Military Road, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador.
 
In this two day workshop, participants will learn how to recognize and identify organisms that are detrimental to the longevity of collections. Participants will also learn how to decide how to respond to the discovery of pests from a suite of options. There will also be an opportunity to learn how to assess cultural property for pest risks and propose an IPM plan to mitigate them.
 
This workshop is beneficial for staff and volunteers of cultural facilities who are responsible for the physical integrity, research, exhibition and other utility values of collections of cultural property, all of which are harmed by pest activity.
 
This workshop is an elective course for the Museum Studies Certificate Program. For more information about this program, please contact Sarah Wade, Outreach Officer, via email at swade@nf.aibn.com or at (709) 722 9034.
 
Instructor: Thomas Strang, Canadian Conservation Institute
Enrolment Limits: Maximum of 25.
Registration Fees: $180 for MANL and ANLA members, $205 for non-members (LUNCH INCLUDED)
Registration Deadline: September 1, 2017

Cancellations received less than 5 days in advance are not eligible for refunds. Participants who do not attend remain responsible for full payment.