• Portland Workshop 2010

    Art Handling Workshop @ WMA -Western Museum Association
    Saturday, October 16, 2010
    Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon

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

    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; and educational opportunities. Training will also be presented on how to build and/or expand staff in any collection-based program.

    To download program information (PDF format) of the WMA Annual Meeting 2010 - October 17 - 20, click here.