Introduction to Cleaning Collections

This introductory film for MDEM is led by Regional Collections Advisor Anita Hollinshead and provides an overview of how to clean collections for museum staff and volunteers.

We have also put together a range of further resources to support you in this area. We recommend you download this in conjunction with watching the film. Introduction to Cleaning Collections – Additional Resources

Please do share this film with colleagues who may find it useful. It is part of a series of three films to support collections basics:

  • Introduction to Safe Handling
  • Introduction to Packing Collections
  • Introduction to Cleaning Collections

For further information or collections support, please contact Regional Collections Advisor Anita Hollinshead.

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