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Professional Development

Museum Studies Certificate Program

 

Upcoming Training


 

INTRODUCTION TO MUSEUM GOVERNANCE AND MANAGEMENT
 
Date: June 6-7, 2017; 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Location: MANL Office; 200 Military Road. St. John's, NL.
 
This is a two day workshop that is designed for museum staff and volunteers that provides a general introduction to the governance and management of museums. Participants will explore the definition of museums, their function in society, the responsibilities of public trust and the development of governing and operational policies. This course will also provide an introduction to managing resources in museums including financial, human, physical plant, information and creating museum policies.
 
Instructor: Ken Flynn, Executive Director, Museum Association of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Enrolment Limits: Maximumof 20
Registration Fees: $130 for MANL members, $155 for non-members
Registration Deadline: May 26, 2017
 
This workshop is one of the core courses for the Museum Studies Certificate Program.
 
If you would like to register for this workshop or have any questions, please call us at (709) 722-9034 or email manl@nf.aibn.com
 
Cancellations received less than 5 days in advance are not eligible for refunds. Participants who do not attend remain responsible for full payment.
Thanks to the Department of Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation for supporting the efforts of the Museum Association of Newfoundland and Labrador.

INTRODUCTION TO COLLECTIONS MANAGEMENT
 
Date: June 8-9, 2017; 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Location: MANL Office; 200 Military Road. St. John's, NL.
 
This is a two day workshop where participants will learn about collections management policies and procedures and skills required to manage museum collections. This course explores topics on public trust and museum collections, acquisitions, registration, cataloguing and records management. This course will also provide an introduction to collections care, handling and storage as well as collections access and security.
 
Instructor: Sarah Wade, Professional Development Coordinator, Museum Association of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Enrolment Limits: Maximumof 20
Registration Fees: $130 for MANL members, $155 for non-members
 
This workshop is one of the core courses for the Museum Studies Certificate Program.
 
If you would like to register for this workshop or have any questions, please call us at (709) 722-9034 or email manl@nf.aibn.com
 
Cancellations received less than 5 days in advance are not eligible for refunds. Participants who do not attend remain responsible for full payment.
Thanks to the Department of Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation for supporting the efforts of the Museum Association of Newfoundland and Labrador.

INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT FOR CULTURAL PROPERTY
 
Date: September 13-14, 2017; 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Location: St. John's, NL; Venue to be determined.
 
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, Professional Development Coordinator via email at swade@nf.aibn.com or at (709) 722 9034.
 
Instructors: 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.