Helps museums, galleries, libraries and archives unlock the potential in their collections, through; providing know-how, developing and promoting excellence, challenging existing practices, pioneering new ideas and bringing experts together
The recognised source for finding professionally qualified conservator-restorers, in the UK and Ireland.
Culture Grid is a unique online service from Collections Trust, aiming to share collections online safely and sustainably, and opening them up for use more widely and innovatively.
Institute of Conservation (ICON)
ICON is the UK’s leading voice for the conservation of our precious cultural heritage. ICON provide a wide variety of resources describing how to conserve your assets, can offer training, advice and access to professional conservators.
Providers of collections management software, training and support services to museums, galleries, voluntary groups, businesses and many other organisations
Museum and Galleries Scotland: Collections Care Advice Sheets
A series of basic advice sheets that cover many common collections care and preventive conservation issues.
The National Archives
The National Archives is responsible for the long term preservation of our collections. The National Archive programmes of environmental management, conservation treatment and research are focused on extending the usable life of the records. The National Archives website, is used to help disseminate their knowledge and experience and holds a database of collections care, handling, movement and conservation advice, specifically for documents.
National Manuscripts Conservation Trust
The NMCT helps preserve important manuscript and archive collections by awarding grants for their conservation.
Touring Exhibitions Group (TEG)
TEG is the professional group in the UK concerned with all aspects of organising and touring exhibitions. TEG can provide advice and information, professional development and links to professional organisations, suppliers and freelance services.
Visit our Collections Care, Documentation and Display Useful Resources page for a selection of useful resources.