Back to All Events

Planning for the Worst - Best Practice in Disaster Management

A seminar on best practise procedures to mitigate and prevent damage to your collections in the event of a disaster
Christchurch Art Gallery June 9th 2017 9:00 am - 5:00pm

Draft Programme
9am – 9.30 am Registration and Introductions
9.30 – 10.30 Bronwyn Simes Project Manager and consultant. ‘Building projects, relocation and disasters: lessons learnt’
10.30am – 11 am Morning Tea
11.00 am – 11.40 am Gina Irish Registrar Christchurch Art Gallery (title to come)
11.40 am – 12.20 pm Julie Humby (joint with Olivia) Curator Ara Institute, Olivia Pitts (joint with Julie) Painting Conservator 'Treating artworks exposed to ABE fire extinguisher powder'
12.20 – 1.00 pm Lunch
1.00 am – 1.40 pm Pearson & Associates, Architect Rick Pearson and Curator Te Awhina
Arahanga ‘Kaikoura Museum and Surviving’
1.40 pm – 2.10 pm Greg Flaws or representative NZ Fire Service (title to come) How The Fire Service will react in the event of a fire at your institution or what damage may occur in the fighting of a fire
2.10 pm – 2.30 pm David Trerise City Art Depot. ‘Solander boxes and beyond’
2.30 pm – 3 pm Afternoon Tea
3 pm – 4.30 pm Back of house tour of storage areas at Christchurch Art Gallery
4.30 pm Questions and Finish

Contact Lynn Campbell for information on how to register

Earlier Event: 30 May
4th UC Digital Humanities Meetup
Later Event: 27 June
NDF Board Meeting