The Museum Association on Newfoundland and Labrador is hiring an instructor to teach a core course in MANL’s Certificate in Museum Studies Program: Introduction to Preventive Conservation.
Introduction Preventive Conservation Course Description:
This course provides participants with a basic introduction to preventive conservation for museum collections. Participants will explore the nature of preventive conservation and the role of conservation in relation to other museum functions. Participants will be instructed on practical steps to preserve and minimize the physical deterioration of the museum’s collection. Topics covered will include: preventive conservation, conservation policy, handling and housekeeping, condition reporting, causes and prevention of deterioration, environmental controls, disaster planning and risk assessment, health and safety, security, storage, exhibitions and treatments