Crating Museum Objects 

3 December 2013 , 9.30am - 4.30pm
Training Room, Te Papa Tory Street Storage and Research Facility, 169 Tory Street
Wellington  , Wellington 
$20 pay on the day

Please note this workshop is now fully booked.

This advanced National Services Te Paerangi workshop focuses on crate design for transport and storage.

The one-day workshop will cover:

  • Designing a crate for transportation and storage
  • Deciding what kind of crate works best for different collection items and transit situations
  • Fitting out crates for safe transit, and for safe and easy unpacking/repacking.
  • Making storage crates
  • Crate limitations and risks

This workshop has a specific focus on crating objects and attendees should have a basic knowledge of handling and packaging principles prior to attending this workshop. 

Who will I meet?    

  • This workshop is facilitated by Pierre Lagace and Paul Solly, Object Support Preparators at Te Papa Tongarewa.
  • You will also meet other museum personnel from across New Zealand – a great networking opportunity!

 Who is it for?

  • This advanced workshop is an opportunity for staff at museums, art galleries, heritage and iwi organisations to learn more about best practice for crating objects in their collections. Registrars and other staff who are responsible for ordering, building and fitting out crates would benefit from attending this workshop.

  • NSTP workshops are provided primarily for non-profit organisations in the museum and gallery sector. Places may be restricted if there is high demand.

How do I sign up?

  • Please note this workshop is now fully booked.
  • To be placed on the waiting list, please complete the registration form by clicking on the registration button below.
  • If you have any questions, contact National Services Te Paerangi - or freephone: 0508 NSTP HELP (0508 678 743)
  • This cost of this workshop is $20 to be paid on the day.

What else do I need to know?

  • Bring a pen and paper to take notes
  • Morning, afternoon tea and lunch 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.