Working With Objects

Session II will focus on working with objects.  It will address basic handling to assure object safety, materials and techniques for the housing of cultural property, storage and the storage environment, integrated pest management, object preparation, moving objects within the museum, finding creative solutions to storage methods using local resources, accessioning, documentation and labeling.  The session also will begin to take a look at risk management as well as protecting the health and safety of museum staff and visitors.