Risks to Collections Archives: Food

Food Management

Food Management Source: This document aims to provide guidelines to support staff in developing and improving institutional policies and procedures for effective food management and, as such, will be reviewed and updated periodically.

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Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections (SPNHC) Conservation Committe e 2014 Food in Institutions Survey Results

Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections (SPNHC) Conservation Committe e 2014 Food in Institutions Survey Results Source: Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections (SPNHC) Museums, people and food are closely tied together. From staff members’ brown bag lunches, to the cafeteria or a catered donor event, food service is a necessity […]

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Protecting Collections During Special Events

Barbara Heller, director and conservator of special projects at the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA), shared the steps her institution took to better protect collections during the planning and hosting of special events. Featured Resources: Practical Conservation Guidelines for Successful Hospitality Events in Historic Houses, English Heritage (664 kb, pdf) Museum Handbook III: Other Uses […]

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