Collections Management Study Day
  • Time: 9:30 - 16:00
  • Date: Thursday 30 May 2019
  • Location: School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies, University Road
  • Interval:
  • Cost: Free event
  • Type: Conferences
  • Open to: General public
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A study day providing an introduction to the Collections Trust & the Spectrum Collections Management Standard with presentations & session aimed at practical approaches to managing collections.

The study day is aimed at students, academics and museum professionals and will provide you with an insight into the Collections Trust and the Spectrum Collections Management Standard with a keynote presentation from Sarah Brown, Outreach Officer at the Collections Trust.

This will be followed by three case studies from researchers based at the University of Leeds looking at more unusual object types: 

  • Laura Bell, Director of Collections at the Royal Armouries & Visiting Research Fellow at the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies, University of Leeds 
  • Arran Rees, PhD researcher at the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies, University of Leeds 
  • Edward Wilson-Stephens, PhD researcher at the School of Music, University of Leeds

The afternoon session will be a practical workshop aimed at curating and managing collections, giving delegates an opportunity to share and discuss ideas of best practice within different contexts of museum collections.

It is free to attend but booking is essential as places are limited.

Please visit the School of Fine Arts, History of Art and Cultural Studies website  for full programme details and booking information.

This event is organised by the Centre for Critical Studies in Museums, Galleries and Heritage, based within the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies at the University of Leeds.

Image: Ceramics Gallery, Victoria and Albert Museum. Courtesy of Sarah Stierch, Flickr, 2013.