'Emergency Preparedness' Peer Development Group
Five Hampshire Solent museums with a common interest in Emergency Preparedness worked together to learn more about it. The members identified a common starting point: as Accredited museums they all had Emergency (or Disaster) Plans, their key focus was to ensure that these plans are live documents, owned and understood in their organisations, rather than something that sits neglected in a drawer.
Disaster Recovery training at The Beaney!
Craig Bowen, Museums and Galleries Development Manager (Collections):
An excellent day's training that created a lot of enthusiasm amongst staff that will help in further in-house work on disaster recovery.
Remedial Conservation Needs Assessment
To evaluate and map the remedial conservation needs for museums of all sizes across the two sub-regions and follow up with site specific practical advice and intervention. To establish a long-term support network for collections care so that the skills and expertise developed by the project can be retained and shared.