GRAP 103 season has started, and is already in full swing as museums, libraries, archives, and galleries rush to meet the deadlines for financial reporting at the end of this financial year. We are offering a range of support to help your institution prepare and to improve your GRAP 103 readiness.
ETHER will be attending two conferences between September and October and will be displaying many of our products related to ETHER Conservation and ETHER Base. The conferences that we would be attending are the UKZN Preservation Conservation Conference and the National SAMA Conference.
UKZN Preservation Conservation Conference Invitation to Register
Date: Tuesday –Thursday, 26-28 September 2017
Venue: University of KwaZulu-Natal Durban & Pietermaritzburg Campus
Purpose: It is also an opportunity to engage in discussions on Building Designs/ Curriculum Development/ Digitisation/ Disaster Management/Displays & Exhibitions/Environmental Management/ /Pest Management/Preservation Policies/ Storage & Handling & Care/…
More information: UKZN Preservation Conservation Conference Invitation to Register
81st SAMA National Conference
Date: Monday -Thursday, 23-26 October 2017
Venue: Sanlam Head Office, Bellville, Western Cape
Theme: How do museum and heritage practitioners address a past rife with oppression, pain and conflict?
Purpose: This National Conference will be a platform for engagement on how these issues play out in real terms in our sites throughout the country in exhibitions, collections, conservation decisions and education programmes.
Don’t miss the opportunity to network with your peers, visit some fascinating sites in Cape Town and be part
of a vibrant, professional museum and heritage community.
More information: Call for participation_SAMA National Conference ’17
If you would like to see our product range or know more about us we would be available to meet with you during the course of the conferences.
To arrange a meeting please contact Sholeen Sanker at firstname.lastname@example.org or 072.408.2489
Week 9: Careful cleaning Metals
Rationale: When attempting to cleaning metal it is important to know that metals surfaces are porous and can be damaged very clearly. therefore if you are not sure how to clean the items do not try ask a conservation expert.
To review the how list of the Tips and Tricks Click here.
ETHER is running three workshops in Durban this July
Be sure to book your spot!
SPECTRUM Best Practice in Collections Management (2 days)
7-8 July 2014
This workshop will help your institution to develop best practice in the management and use of collections to enable the efficient and effective running of your institution, using SPECTRUM Best Practice procedures. Developed and presented by Roger Layton. Read More…
Principles and Practices in the Digitising of Heritage Collections (2 days)
9-10 July 2014
This practical workshop on Digitisation shows you how to run and improve your digitisation initiatives. Presented by Dr Tammy Reynard and/or Roger Layton. Read More...
Governance of Heritage Institutions (1 day)
11 July 2014
This workshop deals with the detailed elements of governance, ethics, and local and international practices and standards. Presented by Roger Layton. Read More…
Cost of courses:
R950+VAT per day
Price includes a course pack, content DVD and hand-outs as well as lunch, tea/coffee and refreshments.
We are pleased to announce the schedule of our regional workshops as we have indicated in our recent newsletter.
The overwhelming response was for our workshops and training on SPECTRUM and Digitisation, and we are also taking the opportunity to launch our ETHER Conservation business unit throughout the country at the same time.
Please check our schedule on the workshops and training events page.