Risk management for heritage collections

Risk management for heritage collections
Source: CCI – Canadian Conservation Institute

Are risks to your collection keeping you awake at night?

As resources shrink and demand for access grows, heritage professionals confront new challenges in the management of their collections.

  • Should objects be exhibited in non-museum spaces?
  • Is it safe to hold a public event in one of the display galleries?
  • How best to sustain collections of unstable modern materials such as contemporary art collections?
  • Which preservation improvement should we implement if we can only afford one?

The resources here will help you address these challenges and other collection management decisions. They introduce an innovative method based on the risk management framework used in many other fields.