9:00 am — 5:00 pm

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This 1-day workshop is an introduction to using PastPerfect collections management software for donor contact management, registering and cataloguing artifacts, and using multi-media features to publish objects to an online database. This course will be taught using Nomenclature 4.0.


$50 | BCMA, Heritage BC or Columbia Basin Regional Museum
$60 | Non-Member

Registration includes:

Course instruction and hand out materials
Lunch and break snacks
Registration and Welcome Reception at the Fernie Museum, May 14, 7:00 to 8:30 pm
Beer and Banter after-workshop social events with Ben Fast, Programs and Member Services Coordinator, BC Museum Association (May 15, 5:00 – 6:00 pm) and Jennifer Dunkerson, Heritage Planner, Columbia Basin Trust/Heritage BC Heritage (May 16, 5:00 – 6:30 pm)


Sean Corscadden, Senior Collections Technician
Calgary Police Interpretive Centre

Sean grew up in New Brunswick where received a Bachelor in Fine Arts from Mount Allison University. His studies there primary focused on analogue photographic and printmaking processes. Sean then attended Ryerson University and George Eastman House, where he received a Master of Arts in Photographic Preservation and Collections Management.

Currently, Sean works for the Calgary Police Interpretive Centre as their senior collections technician. Their collections house everything from firearms, uniforms, photographic equipment, criminal case files and crime scene evidence.


Park Place Lodge
742 Highway 3, Fernie, BC

The Park Place Lodge is the Fernie Museum’s Platinum Corporate Sponsor.  The management and staff of the hotel are pleased to welcome museum staff and volunteers from across British Columbia to Fernie for this workshop.

Park Place Lodge is a locally-owned, independent hotel that prides itself on offering friendly, personalized service, comfortable accommodations, and memorable dining experiences. Our hotel features 64 modern guest rooms with free wifi internet access , an indoor pool and hot tub, fitness centre, cold beer and wine shop as well as great dining choices.

Reserve today!

A block of standard rooms been set aside at the Park Place Lodge at a special workshop rate of $102.00 a night plus taxes. Includes a $5 breakfast voucher. Call 1-888-381-7275 to make your reservation today (Group code:  HBC18).


May 18
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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