Society of Museum Archaeologists training courses

June 29  10am to 3.45pm Archaeological Conservation York Archaeological Trust, Barley Hall, York

A training session run by specialist archaeological conservators looking at common problems with archaeological collections in museums and how to treat them. FEE: £25 members, £30 non-members

 

August 18 10am to 3.45pm Roman Metalwork and Coins Verulamium Museum 

Learn the basics of how to identify Roman small finds and coins and see common examples from the archaeology collections of Verulamium Museum. FEE: £25 members, £30 non-members

October 5 10am-3.45 Medieval and Post Medieval ceramics Grosvenor Museum Chester

This training session will focus on ceramics commonly found in museum collections and will look specifically at pottery forms, types, decoration, and what we can learn from them. Though it will largely concentrate on ceramics found in the North West region, it will develop useful skills for all museum archaeologists. More regional training dates will follow. FEE: £25 members, £30 non-members

December 1 10am to 3.45pm Archaeological Archives Duncan Brown, English Heritage, M Shed meeting room, Bristol 

This session aims to take an in depth look at the issues surrounding archaeological archives in museums, including the principles behind the archive creation, compilation and access. FEE: £25 members, £30 non-members

For more details of courses and to book places please contact: Laura Pooley or Elizabeth Royles, Grosvenor Museum 27 Grosvenor Street, Chester, CH1 2DD E-mail: Elizabeth.royles@cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk Tel: 01244 402025

NH: 30th Jul 2011 10:22:00

 

Latest News

Masterclass on Romano-British Brooches

We are delighted to announce that Roman Finds Group committee member Jörn Schuster will be offering a one-day Masterclass on Romano-British Brooches with former RFG committee members Dr Hella Eckhardt and Dr Emma Durham from the University of Reading. This one-day event will enhance your skills in the description, identification and dating of Romano-British brooches. You will also learn about the way the PAS records brooches and the research potential of personal adornment for our understanding of Roman Britain.... Read More »

Happy 30th Birthday, Roman Finds Group!

Roman Finds Group chose the city of Salisbury as the perfect place to celebrate our 30th anniversary at our Autumn 2017 conference, ‘New Research from Finds from South and South-Western Britain’.... Read More »