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Door to store: Caring for your watercolours and paintings

Vicki Humphrey, Head of Conservation at the National Museum of Australia, shares best practice techniques in working with and handling watercolour and oil-based paintings.
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Presenters: Vicki Humphrey, National Museum of Australia

Door to store: Caring for your family history documents

Are you keen to know where your family history came from or how to record history for the next generation? Learn how to search for your past using family history documents and how to maintain documents so that they last for years to come.
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Presenters: Jenny Higgins, Tania Riviere and Jess Wignell

Door to store: Caring for your photographic collection

Learn about the importance of photos in the Museum’s collection and the best ways for managing, storing and protecting your digital and printed photographs at home.
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Presenters: Michelle Hetherington, Jason McCarthy, Lisa O'Brien, George Serras and Kerryn Wagg

Door to store: Caring for your collection of hats and shoes

Techniques for handling, storing and conserving precious textile objects, with demonstrations based on 1913-era hats and shoes, in conjunction with the exhibition Glorious Days: Australia 1913.
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Presenters: Michelle Newton-Edwards, Carmela Mollica and Kerryn Wagg
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Door to store: Registration and the Springfield collection

An overview of the work required to bring a rich collection of hundreds of objects from a family museum at an historic grazing property into the National Historical Collection.
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Presenters: Patrick Baum, Anne Kelly and Sara Kelly

Door to store: Caring for your collection of paper and textiles

Conservators Carmela Mollica and Kerryn Wagg outline principles to help you care for your own items such as photo albums and wedding dresses.
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Presenters: Carmela Mollica and Kerryn Wagg

Door to store: Caring for your collection of medals and trophies

The Museum's conservation team gives a practical demonstration on how to care for the special medals, trophies and silverware that you have at home.
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Presenters: Peter Bucke, Natalie Ison and Andrew Pearce
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Door to store: Caring for the Saw Doctor’s wagon

The registration team discusses the documentation, photography, uplift and transport that was needed to make the Saw Doctor’s wagon held in the Museum’s collection.
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Presenters: Ian Cramer, Sara Kelly, Karen Peterson and George Serras
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