We’ll be talking about low oxygen treatments of historical objects at Woodford Academy, a National Trust property in Sydney’s Blue Mountains.
We’re really fortunate to work with wonderful arts and heritage organisations throughout Australia. We get to meet and work with dedicated professionals and volunteers who go out of their way to preserve Australia’s heritage and artworks.
This week, we went out to Riversdale, near Goulburn in New South Wales. This is one of the many properties looked after by the National Trust.
Every Monday evening, museum professionals around the world go on Twitter at the same time for #MuseumHour to discuss exhibitions, techniques and more. It’s a rich source of information and support – join in!
The main issues that emerged from the Polish conservation conference were storage, working with collectors and enthusiastic amateurs, and the tension between conservation and restoration.
We’re very pleased to be presenting this year in Poland, at the VIIIth International Conservation Conference – “Problems connected with keeping and conservation of collections in museums” – to be held at the National Museum of Agriculture and Food Industry in Szreniawa. We’ll be presenting specifically on the problems that happen when collections contain artworks […]
Our second post on ICOM Italy’s Bologna conference last week, featuring Iain Watson, Dorit Wolenitz, Maria-Xeni Garezou, and Nina Zdravic talking about Europe’s regional museums.
Bologna hosted ICOM Italy’s conference on the role of local and regional museums in the building of a people’s Europe. Here’s what we learned.
It’s a sad necessity that most of what a museum or gallery owns needs to be kept in storage most of the time. The figure varies across institutions, but items in storage can represent a huge proportion of a collection. The Art Gallery of NSW estimates that only 5% of its collection is on display […]
We’ll be holding our popular Museum Pest Management workshop again this November. Sign up now, or invite your colleagues.
We welcome participants from the University of Sydney to a workshop on Common Pests of Libraries and Archives.