Medals in Museum Collections - Friday 29 January


The University of Nottingham Museum is holding a Money and Medals online event in collaboration with the British Museum Money and Medals Network and South West Heritage Trust.

The training session will take place online via Zoom on Friday 29 January, 10am - 1.30pm.

This joint venture will focus on medals in museum collections and is free and open to anyone working or volunteering with numismatic collections in museums in the East Midlands, South West and beyond.

Booking for the event is now open. If you would like to attend, please email stating your name and the institution you will be representing.

Medals in Museum Collections programme of events
 10:00 Welcome and introductions
10:10  Marking time: a brief history of medals
Philip Attwood, Honorary Research Fellow, the British Museum
 11:00 Break
 11:10 From the artist's workshop to the museum cabinet
Irene Gunston, Medallist and Sculptor/Metal Caster, British Art Medal Society
 12:00 Break
 12:10 Workshop session
What are the challenges around working with museum medal collections?
12:40  Storage of medals
Henry Flynn, Project Curator: Money and Medals Network, the British Museum
 13:10 Questions and Answers


Posted on Friday 15th January 2021

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