Object and materials conservation

Risk Management for Collections Care with Agnes Brokerhof and Anna Buelow

Ref: M2D08651



This two-day workshop will explore the risk-based approach to collections care and application of risk management methodology in practice. Participants will work on a case study involving a historic interior and collections. In a series of practical exercises participants will learn to assess and rank collections based on their significance, identify potential risks using the QuiskScan methodology, analyse and rank specific risks, set priorities for risk reduction, develop options and discuss issues in collections care, such as strategic planning, prioritization and cost-effective resource allocati on. For further information about the course, please contact the Course Organiser: +44 (0)1243 818219 or cpd@westdean.org.uk


Agnes Brokerhof

Course Tutor - Risk Management for Collections Care

Agnes Brokerhof studied Chemistry and Art History at Leiden University (The Netherlands). From 1989 through 1991 she worked at the Australian Museum in Sydney and was a research fellow at CSIRO in Canberra (Australia).

Anna Buelow

Course Tutor - Risk Management for Collections Care

Dr Anna Bülow apprenticed as a bookbinder in Germany before graduating with a degree in paper conservation from the Hochschule für Gestaltung, Kunst und Konservierung in Bern, Switzerland. She worked as a research fellow at the Canadian Conservation Institute in Ottawa and graduated from Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, with an MAC in conservation research in 1999.


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