Finding Out About World Cultures Collections: part two

Looking after a World Cultures Collection can raise many complex ethical issues. Taking the time to correctly identify objects and research their cultural significance leads to a better understanding of ethical ways to store and display objects. The Asante people place a particular importance on the giving of carved wooden stools. These are presented at…

Finding out about World Cultures Collections

What are World Cultures Collections and how do we look after them?Β  Vicki and Sue went to Bristol Museum and Art Gallery recently to find out. The one day course was part of the Arts Council funded South West Skills Training Programme coordinated by the South Western Federation of Museums and Art Galleries. It was…