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.
Risks to Collections Archives: Food
Practical Conservation Guidelines for Successful Hospitality Events in Historic Houses Source: English Heritage In seeking to make historic houses economically sustainable, many owners and managers are now using them to stage commercial hospitality events. The pressures of such events on fragile historic interiors can be enormous. English Heritage, which exists to promote the care and […]
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 […]
Recorded: Thursday, November 3, 2016
Recorded: December 3, 2015
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 […]