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Reduce your museum’s impact on the environment by making responsible and sustainable material choices.

Trainer: Lorraine Finch

Lorraine is founder and director of LFCP, which is accelerating the cultural heritage sector’s climate and environmental actions through research, knowledge sharing and resource creation. Lorraine advocates on the international stage for sustainability in cultural heritage participating in conferences, leading workshops and training and collaborating with leaders in the field in the USA and Europe.

Lorraine is founder and Chair of the Institute of Conservation’s Sustainability Network. In recognition, she was presented with a David Middleton Sustainability Award. Lorraine is a Director of Climate Museum UK and an accredited conservator of archives, photographs, film and sound.

Suitable for: Anyone working or volunteering in collections care and management, and display of collections.

About the session: An online session with Lorraine Finch from LFCP exploring options for using more environmentally responsible materials in collections care, storage, and display – whilst still maintaining high standards of collections care.

This session will:

  • Challenge assumptions and common preservation actions by examining current collections care practices.
  • Explore the carbon footprint of storage materials to help you make responsible decisions.
  • Consider practical actions to reduce waste.

This session has been funded by Heritage Fund and Arts Council England.

Please note, these tickets are for museums located in the East of England and South East*. Museums do not need to be registered within the Arts Council Accreditation Scheme, but attendees should not be from a private collection.

*Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire (Peterborough), Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk, Suffolk, Kent, Surrey, East & West Sussex, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, and Berkshire.

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