Disaster recovery for collections 

15-16 May 2013 , 9am - 5pm
Base Woodbourne
Blenheim  , Marlborough 
$20 pay on the day

National Services Te Paerangi, in conjunction with Base Woodbourne, Marlborough District Council and Marlborough Museum, is pleased to support this opportunity for museums in the Marlborough region to learn how to respond quickly and efficiently in a disaster situation.

This will cover:

This workshop is an opportunity for those responsible for the care and maintenance of museums and collections to learn how to respond quickly and effectively in a disaster situation. The two day workshop includes:

  •  Demonstrations of how your museum can manage practical emergency response and recovery roles
  • A hands-on group retrieval exercise of wet and burned articles
  • Information and resources to help museums of any size safely cope with emergency response
  • Discussion of recent experiences and observations about earthquake affected museum and collections with Lynn Campbell.   

Who will I meet?    

  • The workshop will be led by Lynn Campbell. Lynn has a BA Hons in Fine Art and a Post Graduate Degree in Fine Art Conservation and has worked in the UK, Africa and Antarctica. Lynn set up the Canterbury Disaster Salvage Team in 1987 after attending a disturbing number of fires in cultural institutions around the South Island of New Zealand. Lynn has worked in support of disaster retrieval and delivered sector training across New Zealand for many years. Recently Lynn was the recipient of a Getty Scholarship to further research on disaster response in small museums.
  • You will also meet other museum personnel in your region – a great networking opportunity!

Who is it for?

This workshop is for those responsible for the care and maintenance of museums and collections in the Marlborough region.  Interested participants from other regions may be accommodated if places are available.

How do I sign up?

  • Register online by clicking the registration button below
  • You can also register by contacting National Services Te Paerangi - natserv@tepapa.govt.nz or freephone: 0508 NSTP HELP (0508 678 743). Please register by Friday 3 May 2013 to ensure a place
  • The cost of this workshop is $20 to be paid on the first day 

What else do I need to know?

  • Security rules & regulations at Base Woodbourne are to be observed by all workshop participants. Only named participants will be allowed onto the base
  • Please observe the clothing and footwear instructions provided in the programme
  • Bring a packed lunch (morning & afternoon tea will be provided)
  • Please be aware that your photo may be taken during the workshop, and photos may be used for National Services Te Paerangi purposes