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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

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    James J. O'Mara Pharmacy Museum

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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.

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.


New Workshop!

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Introduction to Collections Management

Date: Wednesday and Thursday, 14 – 15 May, 2013; 9-3:30
Location: Bell Island Community Museum; Bell Island, Newfoundland

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: Danielle Rundquist, Professional Development Coordinator/Preservation Advisor; MANL
Enrolment Limits: Maximum of 20 Registration fees: $70 for MANL members, $95 for non-members
Registration Deadline: May 12, 2014

This workshop is one of the core courses required for the new Museum Studies Certificate Program. For more information about this program please contact Danielle Rundquist, Professional Development Coordinator via email at drundquist@nf.aibn.com or at (709) 722 9034.

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