Introduction to Collections Care and Conservation Management

Masterclass from Museums and Heritage show in London last week, by Shayne Rivers MA (RCA), FIIC, MA Collections Care and Conservation Management (CCCM) Subject Leader, and PhD researcher.

Shayne's masterclass explored the following questions and offered an insight into CCCM at West Dean College.

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Why preserve cultural heritage?

Shayne Rivers MA (RCA), FIIC, MA Collections Care and Conservation Management (CCCM) Subject Leader, and PhD researcher.

Shayne's Masterclass at the M+H Show in London last week explored the following questions and offered an insight into CCCM at West Dean College:

Why preserve cultural heritage?
Why collections care and conservation management (CCCM)?
What is CCCM?

Why preserve cultural heritage?

  • Stories of our past
  • Who we are / aren't
  • How we got here
  • Expresses our values
  • Shapes our identity

In the mid 17C Parliamentary ordinances were passed against 'monuments of superstition and idolatry'. Objects perceived as 'visual and sensuous distractions from the word of God' were systematically destroyed.

See gallery below for Shayne's masterclass slides.

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