Museums Matter – India Australia Connections; Building And Environment Design For Care Of Cultural Collections In Coastal Areas

Museums Matter – India Australia Connections; Building And Environment Design For Care Of Cultural Collections In Coastal Areas (February 27-28,2013)

A two day program including participants and experts, from different institutions intended to focus on ideas that address new thinking on the relevance of museums in today’s world more broadly on museum environments, standards and pest control to other initiatives such as disaster preparedness, architectural and building best practice and storage issues as well as curatorial, exhibitions and visitor considerations and maritime heritage with a particular emphasis on small practical workshops and case studies. Through group work the participants identified resources and directional frameworks to develop an implementation plan that will be widely disseminated for practical use to advance the work of museums.