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November 2019

Housekeeping in the Museum

19th November 2019 at 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wheal Martyn Carthew St Austell, PL268XG United Kingdom United Kingdom + Google Map

An interesting and practical day to help you plan and undertake Housekeeping safely and effectively in your museum. What will you learn? What you need to consider when planning Housekeeping in the Museum What materials and equipment can be safely used near objects Appropriate methods of cleaning objects on open display How to create a Housekeeping Plan How to record Housekeeping results. Who should attend? Volunteers and paid staff who work with any sort of museum collection who would like…

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Finance Webinar

29th November 2019 at 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

This webinar is finance training for those with a non-finance background, and aims to demystify charity accountancy processes. The workshop will cover the basics of charity finance, developing budgets, reading balance sheets and developing the infrastructure to support your organisation's finances. We're delighted to be welcoming Arts Fundraising and Philanthropy to deliver this webinar. One of Arts Council England's National Portfolio Organisations their mission is to strengthen arts and cultural organisations’ resilience and sustainability by transforming their fundraising knowledge, skills and levels of…

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December 2019

Finance Workshop Cornwall and Devon

4th December 2019 at 9:45 am - 4:00 pm
Headway Devon X Centre Commercial Road Exeter, EX2 4AD United Kingdom, Commercial Road United Kingdom

This course is finance training for those with a non-finance background, and aims to demystify charity accountancy processes. The workshop will cover the basics of charity finance, developing budgets, reading balance sheets and developing the infrastructure to support your organisation's finances. We're delighted to welcome Arts Fundraising and Philanthropy to deliver the first half of this session via webinar. One of Arts Council England's National Portfolio Organisations their mission is to strengthen arts and cultural organisations’ resilience and sustainability by transforming…

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February 2020

Finance Webinar

3rd February 2020 at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

This webinar is finance training for those with a non-finance background, and aims to demystify charity accountancy processes. The workshop will cover the basics of charity finance, developing budgets, reading balance sheets and developing the infrastructure to support your organisation's finances. We're delighted to be welcoming Arts Fundraising and Philanthropy to deliver this webinar. One of Arts Council England's National Portfolio Organisations their mission is to strengthen arts and cultural organisations’ resilience and sustainability by transforming their fundraising knowledge, skills and levels of…

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Art Handling Training (3-days)

4th February 2020 at 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tate St Ives Porthmeor Beach St Ives, TR26 1TG United Kingdom, Porthmeor Beach United Kingdom + Google Map

Who is it for? This 3-day course is aimed at Museum and Gallery Art Handlers and Technicians based in the South West   When is this training? Tuesday 4 February 2020 - Thursday 6th February 2020 at 10:30 am - 4:00 pm daily   What will the course focus on? Working environment and planning Hardware and Equipment Moving artworks (uncased and cased) Packing, soft wraps, travel frames, crates (including preparing works out for loan out) Installation, two-dimensional and three-dimensional works…

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Firm Foundations

6th February 2020 at 9:00 am - 7th February 2020 at 5:00 pm
Kresen Kernow Little Vauxhall Redruth, TR15 1AS United Kingdom United Kingdom + Google Map

The Firm Foundations Programme is a four-day masterclass for people about to embark on a capital development project in the heritage sector. It gives delegates the opportunity to learn from respected professionals and offers candid and exclusive insights into the industry and how it works – from procurement and project management to costs and contractors. Delegates will be able to share ideas and challenges in a supportive, confidential environment, and draw support from experts and peers. Our team of professionals…

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March 2020

Handling, Cleaning and Packaging – Archive Collection Overviews

19th March 2020 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Kresen Kernow, Little Vauxhall
Redruth, Cornwall TR15 1AS United Kingdom
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Location: Kresen Kernow, Redruth, TR15 1AS   This one day training session will include; - Collection damage overview and handling guidelines for archive collections (focus on volume structures/anatomy and use of supports) - Cleaning overview for archive collections: - how to make a cleaning station - dry cleaning techniques/equipment (focus on volumes with cleaning demo; maps, glass plates, seals and manuscripts also discussed) - Packaging overview of KK archive collections: (volumes, photographs/albums, oversized flat items, glass plates, manuscript bundles, maps,…

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Autism Training at Bodmin Keep

26th March 2020 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Cornwall's Regimental Museum, The Keep, Bodmin, PL31 1EG United Kingdom + Google Map

Tigger Pritchard, Autism Advocate, Consultant and Trainer is delivering an autism training session at Bodmin Keep. Autism awareness and acceptance, autism and girls and autism friendly environments will be covered in this one hour session. Please contact Jo Keenan to book your place: jo.keenan@bodminkeep.org or 01208 72810

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April 2020

Immersive Tech Introductions: Build a Chatbot Advanced

22nd April 2020 at 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Learn how to build and develop your very own chatbot with this hands-on session! The morning session is designed for people with little to no experience of building chatbots. Following this, the afternoon session is designed for individuals who have attended the basic build a chatbot session and are ready to develop their skills further. If you would like to attend all day please book both a morning and afternoon ticket! It is predicted that this year 30% of internet…

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June 2020

Immersive Tech Introductions

8th June 2020 at 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Learn how to increase inclusion and attract new visitors with this thought provoking session. About this Event Thanks to the new wAVE project funded by the Coastal Communities Fund, an innovative set of cost-free digital skills and new world tech training is opening up for businesses of all sizes and types in Cornwall. New technologies and digital platforms are now offering a range of easy, and cost-effective, methods to communicate and market products and propositions of all kinds. And you…

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Museums Immersive Network Inaugural Webinar

24th June 2020 at 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join the official launch of the Immersive Museums Network. This webinar will include talks from international Immersive and Museum experts. About this Event Join us for the first webinar of the Museums Immersive Network – a national network for museums and immersive technology. The network has been established to promote and share best practice, new developments, skills development opportunities, and potential collaborations with immersive technology and museums. Immersive technology offers the potential to interpret our collections and share our stories…

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November 2020

Invitation: Future Museum Network

18th November 2020 at 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Artwork & Photography by Stuart Robinson He said the sun came out, he said it spoke to him Event Details An online event (Zoom) for CMP Trainees, Apprentices and Interns to connect, share, talk, support, build, make contact, tell stories, organise, disrupt, reform, and celebrate. Bringing together a network of young museum minds from across Cornwall Museums Partnership. Future Museum Network will explore the newly launched website which showcases the 21st Century (Trainee) Curators Programme. Promoting their current exhibitions, creating…

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February 2021

Introduction to Using Modes – FULLY BOOKED

4th February at 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Zoom

An introduction to the basics of Modes collection management software for museums.    What will you learn?  Modes Complete or Modes Compact  Essential overview  Introduction, but also a great refresher  Finding your way around Modes  Creating an inventory record   Attaching an image to a record    Who is it for?  Volunteers and staff in any museum who have never used Modes before, or need a refresher. The session will be delivered via Zoom and Modes need not be installed on your computer. …

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Cataloguing in Modes – FULLY BOOKED

8th February at 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Zoom

What will you learn?  Modes Complete or Modes Compact Creating a record from template Populating the record and working with validation Modifying the record Attaching images and other multimedia Cloning a record Customising templates Sharing and printing the record   Who is it for?  Volunteers and staff in any museum who are familiar with the basics of Modes. New users must undertake the Introduction to Using Modes training first. The session will be delivered via Zoom and Modes need not be installed…

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March 2021

Environmental Monitoring and Control

2nd March at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Zoom
A view across a desk on which lies a mobile phone, books, cup of coffee and someone in a white t shirt and blue shirt is writing in a notepad.

This free training session will consider the principles of the museum environment, how it can be monitored and controlled. The importance of monitoring at regular intervals throughout the day and night will be demonstrated. Knowing how difficult it is for most museums to provide an ideal environment, the session will concentrate on practical ways the museum can improve the environment and the priorities it should aim for. The session will also consider the care of equipment for monitoring and controlling the…

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Pests in Museums

16th March at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Zoom
A view across a desk on which lies a mobile phone, books, cup of coffee and someone in a white t shirt and blue shirt is writing in a notepad.

This free training session will look at the problem of pests in the museum. Types of pests and the damage they cause will be illustrated. The importance of monitoring and identifying pests will be discussed, as well as ways to plan to protect the collection.   Who should attend? This session is suitable for volunteers and staff working with a museum collection in Cornwall who want to know what pests can cause damage in the museum and how to protect…

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Future Museum Network Inaugural Meeting

25th March at 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Zoom

Artwork by Stuart Robinson   WHEN? THURS 25 MARCH 11:00  – 12:30 @Zoom   WHAT? You are invited to a monthly drop in event to connect, share, talk, support, build, make contact, tell stories, organise, disrupt, reform, and celebrate. Bringing together a network of emerging cultural and museum minds from across Cornwall.   MARCH FOCUS Each month Future Museum Network will explore topics identified by participants. As the inaugural meeting for a 12 month programme the March meeting will be a chance…

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April 2021

April: Future Museum Network

29th April at 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Zoom
Free

Lightbox artwork credited to Stuart Robinson WHEN?  Thursday 29th April 2021 11am - 12.30pm @Zoom   WHAT? A monthly drop in event to connect, share, talk, support, build, make contact, tell stories, organise, disrupt, reform and celebrate. Bringing together a network of emerging cultural and museum minds from across Cornwall.   APRIL FOCUS: Each month Future Museum Network will explore topics identified by participants. This month we will be discussing skills for employment and job progression in Cornwall. Designed to empower early…

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