How To Open Up Your Museum Collections

How To Open Up Your Museum Collections

With many museums and galleries holding up to 90% of their collections in storage we show you how to open them up. Bram Jansen is responsible for the Museum Aam de Stroom, storing and accessing objects  from the store rooms. Our main challenge was to have a large part...
Inspiration for a new type of museum store

Inspiration for a new type of museum store

The Friesland Collections Centre – or “Kolleksjesintrum Fryslân” – houses the collections of five regional museums under one roof: the Friesland Museum; Tresoar (Friesian History and Literature Centre); Friesland Museum of Natural History; Friesian Maritime Museum;...
Museum storage seminar at the British Museum

Museum storage seminar at the British Museum

The Museums Association is hosting a one-day museum storage seminar at the British Museum, London, on 17 March. Off the Shelf: Making Storage Work for You will explore some of the new and emerging approaches to designing and utilising museum stores. During the...
Future for museum storage collections

Future for museum storage collections

Is this the future for museum storage? Museum aan de Stroom’s open store combines high density double decker archive storage with access areas for the general public. Museum storage event Bruynzeel Storage Systems has joined forces with the Collections Trust to debate...