Construction of Mannequins – CCI September 19 – 20, 2018 – Prince Albert
This workshop discusses the factors that determine the best way to display historic costumes, including the condition of the object, safety and accurate representation of the period. Fabrication methods for four different types of mannequins are outlined, issues surrounding preventive conservation are covered and a variety of options for the construction of finishing touches (e.g. arms, legs, stands, bases, heads and hair) are presented. The hands-on component of the workshop includes the construction of a mannequin torso as well as experimentation with materials and methods for finishing touches. Click here for more information and to register.
Introduction to Art Handling and Storage – October 13, 2018 – Saskatoon
This one-day course is designed to introduce gallery staff and volunteers to best practices in handling and displaying artwork, ensuring that artwork is stored safely and accessibly, conservation considerations in art exhibitions, and more. $60 (Members), $80 (Non-Members), $40 (Students) Click here for more information.
SaskCollections Phase 6: Call for Applications
This fall/winter 2018 MAS is continuing to expand its SaskCollections Project and want you to join! They are looking for 5 new museums to join the movement! Find out more and sign up here. Deadline for applications is October 31, 2018
2019-2020 Museums Assistance Program-Materials Now Available
The 2019-2020 Guidelines and application materials for the Museums Assistance Program November 1, 2018 application deadline are now available. Please note that there is separate Guidelines document under each component heading. Anyone interested in receiving application materials may contact Kate Johnson directly:
Senior Program Advisor
Museums Assistance Program and Canada Cultural Spaces Fund
Prairies and Northern Region
Department of Canadian Heritage, Government of Canada
1975 Scarth Street, 4th Floor, Regina SK S4P 2H1
Telephone 306-201-5423 (NEW)
Standards for Saskatchewan Museums
If you would like to become familiar with Standards for Saskatchewan Museums, click here.