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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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Members Only Section

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Have you logged in to the Members Only section of our website yet? There's lots of tool kits on exhibits, collection management, conservation, human resources and much more! If you are a member and would like to access this information and you require assistance, please contact Sarah by phone (709) 722-9034 or by email manl@nf.aibn.com.

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Climate Change and Museums

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The reports for the 2014 AGM & Conference are now available. To view the reports, click on the links below.

Annual Report
Conference Program

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Environmental Guidelines

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

Environmental Guidelines

Date: October 16-17, 2014; 9:00 – 4:30
Location: St. John's, NL; Venue to be determined.

This 2 day workshop is an introduction to the strategic preservation of the collection against agents of deterioration, especially those environmental ones, such as light, relative humidity and atmospheric pollutants. The workshop will be in the form of a traditional presentation, group exercise, visit to a storage facility and/or exhibit and exercises using computerized equipment. Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:

• understand preservation principles;
• understand the effects of relative humidity, temperature, light and pollutants on objects;
• quantify the degree of preservation of objects in a given environment; and
• implement a preservation strategy based on an analysis of priorities, costs and benefits
• set action priorities based on preservation assessment results. Select strategic options based on a costs and benefits analysis.

Instructor: Jean Tetreault, Canadian Conservation Institute
Enrolment Limits: Maximum of 20 - SPACE IS LIMITED!!!!
Registration fees: $100 for MANL and ANLA members, $130 for non-members (LUNCH INCLUDED)
Registration Deadline: August 31, 2014

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: drundquist@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.