Purveyor of Knowledge and Emerging Publisher of Philippine Art
January 28, 2022

June 18 and 19, Thursday and Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

First of a three-part seminar series

P3,500 seminar fee. Discounts available for early bird and three-module registrants.

Learn the art and science of collections management.

Private art collectors and professionals who wish to explore the world of museums, galleries, archaeological artifacts, relics, and mementos will benefit from the Collections Management Seminar Series of the Yuchengco Museum and the Lopez Memorial Museum.

The series kicks off on June 18 and 19, 2009 with a basic module which is the first of three parts of the Museums Continuing Studies Program. The program aims to develop skills, apply standards, and encourage adherence to internationally accepted standards, policies, and procedures for those managing collections such as museums, galleries, and private and corporate collections.

The Basic Collections Management module will  be held at the Yuchengco Museum from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The basic module will cover documentation and preventive conservation, including collections registration, accessioning, inventory, audit, condition reporting, loan agreement making, photography, environmental control and handling, as well as creating a basic collection management policy.

The Intermediate and Advanced Collection Management modules are scheduled in September and November 2009, respectively. A fee of P3,500 per person includes snacks, lunch, seminar kit and certificate. Early birds get a 10% discount, while participants who register for all three modules (Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced) get a 25% discount.

The seminar series will be complemented by readings and hands-on activities designed to make the concepts understandable and easy to apply, and interaction with practicing museum registrars and collection managers. Slots limited to only 25 participants. For registration and more details, contact Elma Abrina of the Yuchengco Museum at 889-1234 or e-mail abrina_programs@yuchengcomuseum.org; or contact the Lopez Museum at  631-2417.