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Publication on collections management in historic buildings

From: Jane Henderson <hendersonlj>
Date: Friday, February 23, 2007
The Federation of Museums and Art Galleries of Wales and National
Museum Wales are pleased to announce that the post prints of their
conference 'Challenging Buildings: the search for solutions' are now
available. The conference was held on 15 June 2006 at The Oakdale
Institute in the Museum of National History St Fagans Cardiff and
explored the problems of collections management with and within
historic or unusual buildings.  The postprints contain the following
papers:

    Tim Padfield
    How to design a museum building that protects the collection
    without destroying itself.

    Jane Brunning
    Denbighshire Record Office: an essay in pragmatism.

    Jonathan Ashley Smith
    Current thinking on environmental standards.

    R.E. Child
    The new Waterfront Museums Swansea: Teething problems and
    solutions

    Gerallt D. Nash
    Introducing heating into re-erected traditional buildings

    Heather Perry
    Hot Hot Hot in the summer

    Jane Henderson
    Newtown Textile Museum: You will need to wear a woolly?

A CyMAL grant provided money for keynote speakers and a bi-lingual
publication of the papers. The papers can be read on the web  or
downloaded in PDF format in English or Welsh.  See

    <URL:http://www.mdaf.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/
        conference/postprints.html>

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    email. There should be no newline.

A limited number of hard copy versions of the publication are
available and can be requested in writing from

    Jane Henderson
    Cardiff University
    HISAR Humanities Building
    Colum Drive
    Cardiff CF10 3EU Wales, UK

Jane Henderson
Professional Tutor
HISAR
Cardiff University
+44 29 2087 5629


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