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April 2018
20
April
12:00 pm — 1:00 pm
@ Fernie Seniors Centre
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Lunch and Learn | How To Look After Your Records and Photos

Have a ton of photo albums? Precious family documents or personal and business records? This Lunch and Learn session with Anna Majkowski from the Columbia Basin Institute of Regional History in Cranbrook will help you understand how to preserve and digitize these types of records for future generations. $13 members | $15 public | Includes talk by guest speaker, soup and sandwich lunch, coffee/tea, and dessert. Members of the public will also get free admission to view the exhibit (the…

May 2018
15
May
May 15, 2018 9:00 am — May 16, 2018 4:00 pm
@ Park Place Lodge
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Introduction to Collections Management

Collections are at the heart of a museum, and represent the institution’s main Public Trust responsibility. Participants in this two day workshop will be introduced to the policies, practices, and skills needed to manage museum collections. This course moves from broad concerns relating to public trust, cultural diversity, and planning through to issues in the areas of acquisitions, records management, loans and deaccessioning. REGISTRATION $100 | BCMA, Heritage BC or Columbia Basin Regional Museum $120 | Non-Member Registration includes: Course…

17
May
9:30 am — 4:00 pm
@ Park Place Lodge
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Managing Unmanaged Collections

Previously unmanaged museum collections present even greater challenges. Participants will learn steps to create order from a chaotic assemblage of objects, and to develop systems that will help maintain the methodic development of a collection. REGISTRATION $50 | BCMA, Heritage BC or Columbia Basin Regional Museum $60 | Non-Member Registration includes: Course instruction and hand out materials Lunch and break snacks Beer and Banter after-workshop social events with Ben Fast, Programs and Member Services Coordinator, BC Museum Association (May 15,…

18
May
9:00 am — 5:00 pm
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Cataloguing Collections With PastPerfect Software

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. REGISTRATION $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…

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