Workshop SPECTRUM 2012-02-13/14

We’ve listened to your requests and are pleased to announce that the following
TWO DAY practical workshop will be postponed until the beginning of next year.


Best Practices for Collections Management

SPECTRUM is the internationally acclaimed best practice standard for managing cultural heritage collections. The ETHER Initiative is the only organisation in South Africa licensed to teach SPECTRUM.

Dates & Venue


Wednesday 13th – Thursday 14th February 2013

09h00 – 15h00

Registration fee

R1500 + VAT

Registration & Enquiries

Gladys Rapatsa:

Roger Layton: +27.82.881.0380

Workshop Topics

Introduction to the 21 SPECTRUM procedures

In depth examination of the 8 primary SPECTRUM procedures: Object entry; Loans in; Acquisition; Location/ Movement control; Cataloguing; Objects exit; Loans out; Retrospective documentation

Practical application of the SPECTRUM procedures within your institution

Developing good collections management documentation and records

Staff roles and responsibilities for effective collections management

Solutions to manage a documentation backlog

This workshop will benefit anyone working with Collections in Africa’s Heritage Sector.