Let’s get Prepared

Saturday 1 April 2023
10am – 3pm

Museums & Galleries of NSW is coming to the Blue Mountains!

Join us for a free community day as we explore ways to keep our personal and collective culture and history safe from future disasters.

Visit Woodford Academy, the oldest building complex in the Mountains, and hear from museum experts on object care and disaster preparedness for artists, private collections and family history.

Register an artwork, object or photograph in the form below to get one-on one advice on how you can care, store and preserve it for the future.

There will be a program of talks throughout the day and the onsite café will be open for light refreshments.

Program of Talks
10.15am Collection Management for Private Collections
11:15am Disaster Preparedness – An Introduction
12pm Crystal Clear – Standards and Guidance for Digitisation
12:30 Practical Decision Making: What to do on the day
1:30pm Disaster Preparedness: Salvage and Recovery
1:45pm Tackling Mould

The Academy is a 12 minute walk from Woodford Railway Station.
Parking is strictly via Woodford Avenue and Valle Road.

Please note that Woodford Academy is a heritage property and has uneven ground, narrow access points and does not have accessible toilets.

If you would like to Register an artwork, object or photograph to get one-on one advice on how you can care, store and preserve it for the future please fill in the form, note this is not compulsory.

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Let’s Get Prepared is supported by the NSW Government through Create NSW.