News & Opportunities

Here you will find all the latest news and opportunities from around the region and nationally. Just click on the 'show tags' button on the left under the calendar to filter the information to your requirements.

Collections Trust publish tips for increasing access to museum storage

On their blog, the Collections Trust publish regular updates and useful guidance on a wide range of subjects surrounding museum documentation. From an introduction to their outreach programme, which SEMDP help to deliver locally, to helping you choose your Collections Management System.

Recently, this included an article about the lessons learnt in regional museums seeking to increase access to their stored collections.

Access to stored collections is highlighted in the Government's Culture White Paper as one of the four core themes to be included in the upcoming Museum Review. The other three themes are: shared services, digitisation and resilience.

Read Collections Trust blog on storage