Blog 2017-01-23T17:27:14+00:00

The Amazing Conservator

Have you ever been excited to start a conservation project, but were derailed by last minute exhibition checklists? Meet Jane, a busy conservator who has an exciting project ahead of her. But when an unexpected office-avalanche comes her way, will her conservation super powers be enough to save the day? Find out in this issue of The Amazing Conservator! Learn [...]

By | July 6th, 2017|Categories: Conservation|Comments Off on The Amazing Conservator

Collective Conversations with Bethany Bannister-Andrews

Collections and Digital Assets Manager at Shangri La: Museum of Islamic Art, Culture & Design (operated under the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art) Opened to the public as a museum in 2002, Doris Duke’s Shangri La in Honolulu showcases a varied collection of Islamic art. The museum was originally constructed as a seasonal home, and supports a collection of [...]

By | June 6th, 2017|Categories: Collection Managers, Collective Conversations|13 Comments

Training Day: Keep Your Team in the Know and Your Records on Point

Professional-level training is the key to assuring your Collections Management System implementation is a success.  Gallery Systems’ Training Specialist Allison Galland has worked with many institutions to help them achieve this goal. “There are a lot of reasons people invest in training,” says Allison. “Maybe they’ve recently upgraded to a new version of TMS, or there are new staff members. [...]

By | May 23rd, 2017|Categories: General|2 Comments

Strengthen Your Knowledge at CI 2017

In addition to two and a half days of conference presentations, Collective Imagination 2017 offers a range of pre-conference training workshops. Make the most of your CI experience with these popular professional development sessions. Featured Courses: TMS Dataviews 101 - Learn to create and customize dataviews. Format and display your dataviews using templates, other existing tools, and CSS (Cascading Style Sheets). [...]

By | May 2nd, 2017|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Collective Conversations with Madeline Betts

Collections Database Manager at Tate England’s Tate—a family of four museums under the sponsorship of the Department of Culture, Media and Sport—contains one of the United Kingdom’s premier art collections, including holdings in British art, international modern art, and contemporary art. Well known for its celebration of online platforms and sophisticated use of technology, Tate has been a champion of [...]

By | March 14th, 2017|Categories: Collective Conversations, IT/Database Managers|0 Comments

Migrating Your Legacy Collection Data: FAQ

You already know the benefits of upgrading your collection management system to take advantage of all the latest advances in technology and practice, but you may already have a large investment in your legacy data, and you’ll want to preserve that investment. To help you better understand the process of migrating your legacy data into TMS, we’ve gathered the answers to [...]

By | February 28th, 2017|Categories: Collection Managers, IT/Database Managers|0 Comments