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Collections Management Seminar on June 18-19

Learn the art and science of collections management.


Private art collectors and professionals who wish to explore the world of museums, galleries, archaeological artifacts, relics and mementos will benefit from the Collections Management Seminar Series of the Lopez Memorial Museum and the Yuchengco Museum.


The series kicks off on June 18-19, 2009 with a Basic Module, which is the first of three parts of the Museums Continuing Studies Program. The program aims to develop skills, apply standards and encourage adherence to internationally accepted standards, policies and procedures for those managing collections like museums, galleries, private and corporate collections.


The Basic Collection Management Module workshop will be held at Yuchengco Museum from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The basic module will cover documentation and preventive conservation including collections registration, accessioning, inventory, audit, condition reporting, loan agreement making, photography, environmental control and handling, as well as making a basic collection management policy. 


The Intermediate and Advanced Collection Management modules are scheduled in September and November 2009, respectively.  Fee of P,3500 per person includes snacks, lunch, seminar kit and certificate. Early birds get a 10% discount while registrants who register for all three modules (Basic, Intermediate and Advanced) get a 25% discount.


The seminar series will be complemented by readings and hands-on activities designed to make the concepts understandable and easy to apply, and interaction with practicing museum registrars and collection managers. Slots limited to only 25 participants. For more info, contact Lopez Museum at 631-2417 or Yuchengco Museum at 889-1234.