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Cat Bradley

About Cat Bradley

Cat Bradley became part of the Gallery Systems team in 2016, and has a background in art museums and diversity policy for nonprofits. Cat holds an MA from the University of Oregon in Arts Administration for marketing, a grad certificate in Nonprofit Management, and a BA from the University of Central Florida in Art History, specializing in public art and 20th Century Mexican Art. When she’s not writing case studies or analyzing market data, you can find her wandering the art museums and galleries of New York City, squeezing veggies at the Union Square Famers Market, or playing the ukulele at open mic night on the Lower East Side.

Best Practices For Collections Documentation and Object Cataloguing

Tracking object details is an essential part of collections care. Adhering to a strong set of collections information and cataloguing standards through institutional collections management policies can help preserve the history of your collection for the future, and make your department’s day-to-day activities more efficient—from preparing exhibition lists, to managing conservation tasks. Terms of the [...]

Best Practices For Collections Documentation and Object Cataloguing 2018-05-08T08:11:46+00:00

Get Crystal Clear on Crystal Reports for TMS

Reports are one of the most useful tools in any Collections Professional's toolkit, helping to do everything from creating exhibition checklists for conservation, to keeping outgoing loans organized. To create the best reports possible, Gallery Systems utilizes Crystal Reports for TMS. Sometimes managing reports can feel a little daunting, but with some training, you can [...]

Get Crystal Clear on Crystal Reports for TMS 2018-04-17T06:02:06+00:00

Tuesdays are for TMS Training

Looking for a simple way to get some extra TMS Training? Every other month, Gallery Systems offers TMS Tuesday: Onboarding & Refresher Training. This popular TMS training session is great for anyone who’s part of the Gallery Systems community, especially first time TMS users, students seeking careers in museums, and users with past TMS experience [...]

Tuesdays are for TMS Training 2018-04-06T15:23:28+00:00

5 ways you can connect with Gallery Systems this Spring

You may have been hearing about the new and exciting things happening at Gallery Systems lately. Between the introduction of our new products, like Media Studio and Conservation Studio, and other announcements, it's been full speed ahead. If you've been thinking about checking in with us, now is a great time to pop by and [...]

5 ways you can connect with Gallery Systems this Spring 2018-04-06T15:22:45+00:00

9 Ways to Boost Your Collections Care with Integrated Museum Software

Museums are busy places, and you may have more tasks to complete than hours in the day. It’s easy to feel cut off from other departments in your museum, and silo mentality can hurt both your department and projects. When your tasks require cross-department collaboration, you can find your busy schedule makes it impossible to [...]

9 Ways to Boost Your Collections Care with Integrated Museum Software 2018-04-06T15:24:26+00:00

6 Tips to Increase Productivity with Automation Strategies for Museums

Your department is extremely busy. Your team has a wide variety of tasks to complete, and sometimes it seems like many of them aren’t even related to your collection. By the time you’re done with your regular administrative tasks, half the day has gone by and it feels like you haven’t gotten anything done. Exhibition [...]

6 Tips to Increase Productivity with Automation Strategies for Museums 2018-05-08T12:10:30+00:00

Annual museum grants guide, to help you reach your 2018 collections goals

The start of the new year means that many annual museum grants have released their 2018 due dates, and museums can begin applying for a boost in funding. Adding new and interesting projects to your to-do list for 2018 is exciting, because it means you’re exploring new possibilities for your collection. However, it comes with [...]

Annual museum grants guide, to help you reach your 2018 collections goals 2018-01-17T10:58:43+00:00

Collective Conversations with Margret Schild

Head of the Library, Theatermuseum + Filmmuseum Düsseldorf As one of the institutions housed under The Culture Department of the City of Düsseldorf, the Theatermuseum has a storied history. Founded in 1947 after a donation by Gustav Lindemann, the Theatermuseum originated as an archive inside a private theatre. Today, the museum collects and exhibits objects from [...]

Collective Conversations with Margret Schild 2017-11-06T07:00:13+00:00

Seven Reasons You Shouldn’t Delay Upgrading Your Collections Management System

Upgrading or replacing your Collections Management System (CMS) can feel like an overwhelming project. Securing funding, researching options, and facilitating internal agreement are challenging tasks to add to your already heavy workload. However, once you’ve replaced your CMS, you’ll look back and marvel that you managed for so long working with the inefficient processes and [...]

Seven Reasons You Shouldn’t Delay Upgrading Your Collections Management System 2017-08-25T08:31:37+00:00