May 17, 2017, 2:00 – 3:30 EDT Legal Issues in Collections Management with ARCS
Why do we need this? Insights and Hindsights from Deaccessioning
Join Leslie B. Jones to discuss the multiple steps, and back-steps, of deaccessioning a diverse selection of objects from a collection using the experience of the 2014 to 2017 Cheekwood Permanent Collection deaccession initiative. Topics covered include assessing previous institutional deaccessions, board review and approval, collecting plan development, cross-reference of digital and hard files, institutional transfers, ethnographic materials and indigenous organizations, and donor relations.
May 23, 2017, 2:00 – 3:30 EDT
Inside Out: The Inside Scoop on Your Outdoor Sculpture
Are you responsible for carrying out the preservation of outdoor sculpture at your institution or business? Join Joanie Bottkol, Karen Fix, and Margaret Breuker, conservators with the National Park Service, for a webinar about the maintenance of outdoor sculpture: the whys and wherefores, what you can do on your own, and when you might need outside help.