This all day workshop is geared towards museum and other professionals concerned with the safe handling of artworks and artifacts. Areas of focus will include:

  • The basics of handling practices in regard to installations, packing, and storage
  • Handling requirements of objects on loan with emphasis on technical and material requirements of each topical area
  • Job descriptions
  • Educational opportunities
  • How to build and/or expand staff in any collection-based program.

Organized by Packing, Art Handling & Crating Information Network and
the Registrar Committee Western Region (RCWR).

Full workshop information and registration form will be available on this website and the Western Museum of Association website in June 2010; stay tuned!