Registration Practices workshop and tour


Registration Practices workshop and storage tour at the MDC (Museums Discovery Centre, Castle Hill) Madeleine Riley, Assistant Registrar, looking at archive boxes on shelf. I Store.
Registration Practices workshop and storage tour at the MDC (Museums Discovery Centre, Castle Hill) Madeleine Riley, Assistant Registrar, looking at archive boxes on shelf. I Store.

Have you ever wondered how a Museum with half a million objects manages their collection? From hairpins to horse-drawn vehicles, the Powerhouse Registration team are responsible for the acquisition, documentation and ongoing management of a diverse collection of objects. Led by Powerhouse Registrar Naomi Boult, this workshop will introduce participants to the museum’s best practice approach to caring for the collection, with a focus on acquisition processes, object cataloguing and legal documentation.

Designed for staff and volunteers of small museums and the collecting sector. The workshop will be followed by a light lunch and a one-hour tour of I Store led by a Powerhouse Registrar. The I Store is a purpose-built storage facility for small to medium-sized objects. Participants on this tour will find out more about how this facility was designed to house objects for optimum management and storage conditions.

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Getting to: Museums Discovery Centre
172 Showground Road
Castle Hill