Collections and collections care


Making acquisitions that have an impact


How museums are making archives more accessible

Clare Twomey's Made in China, 2010 © Clare Twomey, Fitzwilliam Museum

Ceramics collections

Advice on displaying, developing and storing ceramics collections


Guide to raising funds and working with collectors to acquire new works

Collections reviews

An in-depth look at planning and carrying out collections reviews

Copyright and Orphan Works

What new legislation means for museums working in the digital age


Step-by-step guidance on how to make disposal part of your collections management policy

Disposal and rationalisation

Case studies demonstrating how museums can overcome the key barriers

Loan boxes

Practical advice on developing sustainable loan boxes and supporting activities


Practical guidance on museum borrowing and lending

Plastics collections

Degradation is inevitable with plastics, presenting chemical and ethical problems for staff


How museums can work with artists, choirs and theatres through residency programmes

A family day at the London Transport Museum Depot in Acton. Photo: London Transport Museum

Storage projects

Opening up access to stored collections

Stored collections

The different ways museums can increase public access to stored collections

Textile collections

Best practice advice on displaying, handling and storing textiles