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Online Museum Training – Organising Your Collection Store

Online Museum Training – Organising Your Collection Store

In this video we will be visiting a couple of small museums in the City of Melbourne, to see what tips they have on managing a collections store. First we are joining Nerissa, Megan and Kitty at the Koorie Heritage Trust for their tips on managing a collection. The Koorie Heritage Trust aims to protect,

Online Museum Training – Creating a Small Exhibition

Online Museum Training – Creating a Small Exhibition

Creating a small themed exhibition is a great way to showcase a particular story from your collection without having to rethink your permanent exhibition space. A small exhibition could be relating to an event or anniversary in your region, and could be changed over a few times a year. This video will illustrate how you

Longthorpe Tower: Wall Painting Conservation

Longthorpe Tower: Wall Painting Conservation

The entire room here at Longthorpe is covered with wall paintings and the imagery is amazing. There are religious scenes and there are scenes referencing royalty. There’s an amazing survival of a wheel of the five senses. The paintings were made around 1330 by a man called Robert Thorpe and this was a private space

Save our Story: Help Protect Wall Paintings

Save our Story: Help Protect Wall Paintings

For centuries, England’s story has been written on church walls and castle ceilings in every corner of the nation. Conserving these precious wall paintings is like drawing back the curtain on the lives of those who shaped who we are. From the damp English climate to failed early 20th century restoration attempts, to the very

Postcards: Pipestone Performing Art Center

Postcards: Pipestone Performing Art Center

bringing great performances to Pipestone for over 20 years.   Hear a special performance by The Hunts.   [music]   This building was built as the   Ferris Grand Opera House in 1898.   [music]   There was a group of people in Pipestone   that would really like to do community theatre.   Back

Boston’s Dazzling Cliff: John W. McCormack U.S. Post Office and Courthouse, Boston, Massachusetts

Boston’s Dazzling Cliff: John W. McCormack U.S. Post Office and Courthouse, Boston, Massachusetts

Narrator: It’s one of the nation’s most impressive federal buildings, an intriguing exception to the simplified classicism often found in 1930s federal architecture and called by one architectural critic of the time, a dazzling cliff, glimpsed unexpectedly across narrow streets. It’s the John W. McCormack U.S. Post Office and Courthouse in Boston, Massachusetts. >>In the