Previous Events and Workshops

  • Natural Science Collections and the Law Seminar

    Wednesday, June 15, 2016 -
    09:30 to 16:30
    University of Bristol - Wills Memorial Building Queens Road, Bristol, BS8 1RL

    At members' request NatSCA is re-running its popular Natural Science Collections and the Law Seminar.

    Not sure what the Nagoya protocol is? Don't know what to do when someone offers you a collection of bird eggs? Wanting to charge for exhibitions or use your collections commercially but not sure where CITES restrictions apply? Then this seminar is for you.

  • NatSCA Conference & AGM 2016

    Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 09:00 to Friday, April 22, 2016 - 17:00
    The Silk Mill and Derby Museum & Art Gallery

    The Natural Sciences Collections Association will be holding their next annual conference & AGM on 21 & 22 April 2016. The event will be hosted by Derby Museums, and take place at The Silk Mill and Derby Museum & Art Gallery.

    The Nature of Collections

    Places are now available to book.

    We look forward to seeing you there.

  • Curating Human Remains in the UK

    Wednesday, January 20, 2016 -
    09:30 to 15:00
    Wills Memorial Building, University of Bristol, Bristol
    Held jointly by the Natural Science Collections Association (NatSCA), the Museum Ethnographers Group (MEG), the Society for Museum Archaeology (SMA) and the Human Remains Subject Specialist Network.

    This full day of talks and case studies relates to working with and researching human remains. The day will include the conservation, storage and legal responsibilities relating to displaying this material.

  • Identification of natural materials workshop

    Thursday, October 15, 2015 -
    10:00 to 15:00
    Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery, Exeter

    Museum staff caring for collections will understand how important it is to be able to identify the materials objects are made from. This workshop aims to provide museum professionals and students with an opportunity to learn how to identify raw materials and understand how current legislation can guide best practice in the museum environment.

    *Places now available due to late cancellation!