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Job Opportunity: Preventative Conservation Contractor, SEMDP
The South East Museum Development Programme are seeking a freelance Preventative Conservator for a fixed term contract of between six and seven months.
V & A Museum Professional Development Courses
The V & A Learning Academy presents a number of new short courses for the heritage and museum sector
Preventive Conservation offer for Surrey, Sussex, Kent and Medway museums
A new year's message from our Preventive Conservation Officer, Emily Nisbet-Hawkins, offering lots of support, advice, training and resources for museums in Surrey, Sussex, Kent & Medway.
Uniques Project website goes live
Bexhill Museum (lead partner) and four other museums in the South East carried out an ethnographic collections review project in 2014-2015, funded by the Arts Council England’s Strategic Support Fund.
Preventive Conservation assessments and training available for Surrey, Sussex and Kent museums
Opportunity to request a bespoke in-house training day or audit to support your collection care needs.
Light monitoring at Royal Holloway Picture Gallery
The Hanwell Lux and UV monitors, which are a recent addition to the Conservation Resource Bank, are already being set to work at the Royal Holloway Picture Gallery. The staff at the gallery are using...
Museum2Museum collection care session at the Powell Cotton Museum a great success
On Monday 17th March, 12 museum staff and volunteers from across the county joined the team at the Powell Cotton Museum for their first Museum2Museum sharing skills session. The day began with Sarah...
Everyone mucks in to help with a practical exercise in salvaging wet collections
On Wednesday 26th February, 14 people from across the county's museums and heritage sites gathered at the Historic Dockyard in Chatham to find out how to manage in the aftermath of an emergency....
Preventive Conservation Training Days for Museums in Surrey, Sussex, Kent and Medway
New Year, New training days. The three sessions below are an idea of the type of training available to your museum absolutely free of charge through the Museum Development Programme. ...
The Friends of The National Libraries: Grants for acquisition of books, manuscripts, archives and collections
The Friends of the National Libraries (FNL) helps libraries, museums and record offices acquire books, manuscripts and archives. The FNL offer significant financial help to national libraries,...
Archaeology in Museums
On Friday 8th February, 16 delegates from museums, big and small, and from various archaeology trusts and societies, joined us at Maidstone Museum for a session on archaeology. Jennifer Jackson,...
Environmental monitoring and pest monitoring training day
This session is designed to help museum staff and volunteers understand how collections are affected by environmental changes and pest damage and how to deal with these situations
Caring for Plastic collections
This session is designed to help identify plastics within museum collections and how to look after them