Museum Skills Workshops:
Collection Management

About the event

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Date: 6 September 2020
Banana Shire Regional Art Gallery, Biloela

Full-day workshop with Lisa Jones, Museum Consultant.

The session provided an overview of collection management principles. The workshop covered:

The Devil is in the Detail – The principles of good collection management practice:

  • Museum policies
  • Collection management paperwork

Organised Collections – The principles of good collection documentation practice:

  • Cataloguing materials
  • Storage systems
  • Collection Management Systems
  • Object handling
  • Object numbering systems

About Lisa Jones

Lisa has more than 30 years’ experience in the museum sector. In 1997 she gained employment as Curator of the Queensland Police Museum where she currently works. Lisa has also run a consultancy business since 1995 and enjoys being involved with, and remains connected to the broader museum industry, through her involvement with Museums & Galleries Queensland.


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The Community Heritage Grants program is funded by the Australian Government through the National Library of Australia; the Ministry for the Arts; the National Archives of Australia; the National Film and Sound Archive and the National Museum of Australia.

Thank you to Banana Shire Regional Art Gallery for supporting the workshop by providing the venue.


Training & Professional Development team

Museums & Galleries Queensland

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