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Museum Basics: An Introduction to Object Marking & Labelling

Museum Basics: An Introduction to Object Marking & Labelling

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World Museum

William Brown Street

Liverpool

L3 8EN

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This hands-on session provides everything you need to know about how to mark and label your collection in a safe and sensitive way.

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We're delighted to bring back our first Museum Basics: An Introduction to Object Marking and Labelling training course since 2020, which takes place at World Museum, Liverpool, on Thursday 16th June 2022, 10.30am - 12.30pm.

This hands-on session provides everything you need to know about how to mark and label your collection in a safe and sensitive way. The half-day course is aimed at volunteers and professionals new to the sector, as well as anyone who needs a refresher.

It is free for NWFed members and staff from NWFed member museums. Find out how to join NWFed for just £12 a year here. Places are limited to 12, so early booking is recommended.

The training will be led by Tracey Seddon, Collections Care Team, National Museums Liverpool.

By the end of the course you will:

• Know why and when to mark museum objects, including ethical considerations

• Understand the Health and Safety issues relating to marking objects

• Understand where to source marking and labelling materials and how to put a kit together

• Have practical experience of marking and labelling a range of objects

• Understand how to remove numbers

Previous delegates have said:

"Museum Basics Course – professional, informative and valuable." Siobahn Wordingham, Volunteer, West Kirkby Museum

"Participating in this  training was a great way to gain expert advice and hands-on experience for advancing my career - what set this course  apart from some other training opportunities was connecting with emerging talent and industry leading professionals who share my passion for championing North West Heritage and culture." Adam Duckworth, Demonstrator, National Museums Liverpool

The location is World Museum Liverpool, William Brown St, Liverpool L3 8EN

To let us know about any access requirements you may have, please email us at info@nwfed.org.uk

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