The Archives & Records Association both holds and participates in many events throughout the year. Below you will see our complete programme of regional and themed training events with booking details

ARA Section for Specialist Repositories, training day and AGM, Mon 13 May 2019
May 13

ARA Section for Specialist Repositories, training day and...


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  • ARA Section for Specialist Repositories, training day and AGM, Mon 13 May 2019

    Day conference, 'The same but different': museum collection management for archivists

    This training day follows the well over-subscribed spring 2018 special issue of the ARA journal Archives and Records where the topic was archives and museums. The January 2019 issue of the ARA’s monthly magazine ARC also featured the same subject. This training day also includes the first meeting of the new ARA Section for Archives and Museums (SAM) which will organise regular museum-themed training sessions in the future.

    • Location: Manton Room, Tate Britain, London
    • Numbers: 65
    • Format: lecture style
    • Trainer: Anita Hollinshead

    Cost: £35 ARA members; £45 non-ARA members

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    1000-1030 Registration and tea/coffee

    1030-1100 Section for Specialist Repositories AGM

    1100-1115 Welcome and introduction to museum collection management for archive professionals - ‘the same but different’ - Charlotte Berry, Magdalen College Oxford

    1115-1200 Museum standards – SPECTRUM, PAS 197 and 198, Benchmarks in Collections Care, Museum Accreditation etc

    1200-1230 Current issues and trends in the museum sector

    1230-1315 Lunch (bring your own, try the Tate’s café or any local eatery nearby)

    1315-1345 First meeting, Section for Archives and Museums

    1345-1430 Documentation (eg SPECTRUM compliance: object entry, cataloguing/thesauri, movement control/UK Registrars’ Group templates/Smarter Loans etc)

    1500-1515 Break (tea/coffee)

    1515-1600 Collection care for mixed collections (incl. labelling and marking objects)

    1600-1630 Planning exhibitions and displays

    1630 Close

  • Category
    ARA Regional Meeting
  • Date & Time
    May 13 2019 at 10:00 AM - May 13 2019 at 04:30 PM
  • Location & full address
    Tate Britain, London
  • Event Admins
    Lorraine Logan