Museum Basics Course for Maritime Collections, Dublin (Training)

Posted: Monday, 01 October 2018

The Irish Museums Association (IMA) is organising a Museums Basics course in Dublin on the 26 - 29 November 2018. Funded and supported by Dublin Port, attendance on this four-day course is being offered to those specifically working with and/or developing maritime collections.

Attendance on this course is by invitation only. Should you meet the eligible criteria (hold responsibility for, work with maritime collections) and believe that your organisation will benefit from you taking part in this course, please contact office@irishmuseums.org with details before the 15 October 2018. Please read full course specifications before applying for consideration (see link at the bottom of this page).

About the course

Museum Basics provides an introduction to the nature, context and operations of museums, practical examples and indicators of good practice, and a guide to where and how further information can be found. It additionally facilitates a networking exchange among participants where existing knowledge and learnings can be shared.

The course is divided in eight modules of two hours duration each: introduction to museums, management & governance, display and interpretation, collection care, collecting principles, documentation, external relations, education and community engagement.

Our panel of trainers is formed by experts working within the museum sector.

Click here for full course specification and further details.