We’re hosting a workshop

We are delighted to be hosting a workshop organised by National Services Te Paerangi and are really looking forward to showing our Museum and it’s collections to other Museum people from the wider Taranaki / Whanganui region.

Handling and Packaging Museum Objects workshop
13 September 2013
Aotea Utanganui – Museum of South Taranaki
A National Services Te Paerangi workshop giving representatives from small museums, art galleries and iwi organisations the opportunity to learn more about safe handling and packaging of museum objects at an introductory level.
This workshop will explore:
o Safe materials to use for packing and storing museum objects
o Guidelines for handling and moving objects within the museum
o Preparing a workspace for working with museum objects
o Considerations for safe packaging including fragile objects, large works and photographs
o Labelling and identification of packed museum objects
o Nesting objects and creating custom boxes

Here is a link to their event page, which includes the registration form for this event.

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