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    Admiralty House Museum

    Admiralty House was built in 1915 by the British Admiralty to monitor icebergs, ships at sea and provide weather forecasts to mariners. The sinking of the Titanic and the First World War prompted the development of a grid of wireless communications stations around the Atlantic,...

     
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    Wooden Boat Museum

    Come visit the Wooden Boat Museum of Newfoundland and Labrador – a place where the history and traditions of wooden boat building come to life! We are located on the Avalon Peninsula, in Winterton, Newfoundland and Labrador.
     
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    Cupids Legacy Centre

    The Cupids Legacy Centre stores the extensive artifact collection discovered at the Cupids Cove Plantation site, and houses its field laboratory. The site, now a Provincial Historic Site, is one of the most significant archaeological digs in North America.  
     
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    James J. O'Mara Pharmacy Museum

    Apothecary Hall housed the Peter O'Mara Drug Store from 1922 to 1986. It was one of the last surviving old drug stores to operate in Newfoundland and the second home for Peter O'Mara's business, which had operated out of 484-486 Water Street as The West End Drug Store from 1899.. 
     
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    Labrador Interpretation Centre

    The Labrador Institute of Memorial University was established by the University to stimulate, coordinate, and support major University projects and programs designed to promote the well-being of the people of Labrador and to expand the Labrador knowledge base.
     
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OUR HISTORY IN PICTURES: MAKING YOUR PHOTOGRAPHS ACCESSIBLE TO THE WIDER WORLD
Date: October 2, 2015; 9:00 – 4:30
Location: Ramada Hotel, St. John's, NL

This workshop is designed to assist you in organizing your photographic collections. After a brief review of proper storage and handling procedures we will work through the processes that allow your museum to provide access to and information about the photographs in your institution. We will look at accessioning, arrangement, description/cataloguing and access issues, including finding aids, databases and digitization. We will finish by exploring some of the copyright issues that heritage groups should be aware of when sharing their photograph collections with the public.

Instructors: Mary Ellen Wright, Association of Newfoundland and Labrador Archives
Enrolment Limits: Maximum of 20
Registration fees: $85.00 for members and $110 .00 for non-members.
For more information or to register please contact:

Museum Association of Newfoundland and Labrador
Telephone: (709) 722-9034
E-mail: manl@nf.aibn.com

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Upcoming Workshop

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The Museum Association of Newfoundland and Labrador and the Association of Newfoundland and Labrador Archives are pleased to present a workshop from the Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI):

MOUNT MAKING (Space is limited)

Date: September 30 and October 1, 2015; 9:00 – 4:30
Location: The Rooms, Provincial Museum Division Conservation Lab at 1042 East White Hills Road, Pleasantville, St. John's, NL

This workshop starts with a discussion on the criteria for constructing proper exhibit and storage mounts for
museum artifacts. It covers strategies for counteracting gravity and reviews the notions of stress, strain, elasticity, and compressibility. A variety of materials, tools, and techniques available for mounting and supporting objects are discussed in terms of their suitability, practicality, advantages, and limitations. Tools and techniques for measuring objects are presented. Means of ensuring the object's safety in the workshop and during the mount-making stages are discussed. Analytical, conceptual, and manual skills in mount design and production are presented,
demonstrated, and practised during at least half of the workshop. Each participant is expected to produce 1–3 mounts during the workshop, depending on experience and on the complexity of their project(s). The workshop ends with a round-table review of the mounts created during the workshop.

Instructors: Carole Dignard and Amanda Salmon, Canadian Conservation Institute
Enrolment Limits: Maximum of 12. Space is LIMITED first come first serve basis.
Registration fees: $180 for MANL and ANLA members, $205 for non-members (LUNCH INCLUDED)
Registration Deadline: September 18, 2015

For more information regarding financial assistance to attend the workshop or to register please contact:

Museum Association of Newfoundland and Labrador
Telephone: (709) 722-9034
E-mail: 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.

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MANL AGM & Conference

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This year's AGM & Conference will be taking place October 20 - 21, 2017 at the Ramada Hotel, St. John's, Newfoundland. To find out all the latest conference information check out the AGM section of our website!