Museum Skills Workshops:
Collection management

About the event

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Photo: Samuel Zeller, courtesy of Unsplash.

Date: 9 April 2016
Mary Poppins Building, Maryborough

Full day workshop (Part 1) with Lisa Jones.

Topics covered included:

  • 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
    • Classification systems
    • Object handling
    • Object numbering systems

About Lisa Jones

Lisa Jones is the Curator, Queensland Police Museum and has over 30 years’ experience in the museum sector. Lisa is a past President of Museums Australia Queensland and Brisbane History Group, has sat on the board of M&G QLD and Brisbane’s Living Heritage Network.


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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.


Training & Professional Development team

Museums & Galleries Queensland

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