Vernon Systems, represented by UK Systems Consultant Alex von der Becke, were trade exhibitors at the recent NatSCA (Natural Sciences Collections Association) Conference held at Leeds City Museum on the 26-27 April 2018. Day one of the varied and interesting programme included a fascinating talk by Adam Stuart Smith of Nottingham City Museums & Galleries, effectively illustrated with time-lapse photography, of the process involved in installing the tallest dinosaur ever displayed in the UK. On a similar theme of displaying
I attended the annual Museums and the Web conference in Vancouver in April. The conference organisers and program committee do an impressive job pulling together the diverse presentations into logical groups, while providing the attendees with the food and structure to get from session to session. A big thank you to all the people, including the many volunteers, who make this happen every year. Takashi Murakami exhibition at the opening reception, Vancouver Art Museum Jennifer Taylor Moore from the Sarjeant Gallery
April 2018 Auckland Art Gallery Case Study: Activities module How The Auckland Art Gallery manages their Outward Loans The Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki uses the Outward Loan file from the Activities module, together with Procedural Control, to help manage their busy outward loans program. This ensures that all loan requests are well documented, and processed in a consistent, streamlined fashion. When a formal loan request is submitted to the gallery, a new Outward Loan record is created with
The Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki uses the Outward Loan file from the Activities module, together with Procedural Control, to help manage their busy outward loans program. This ensures that that all loan requests are well documented, and processed in a consistent, steam-lined fashion.
In October and November we ran our annual Vernon CMS user group meetings. For the first meeting we used the excellent conference room facilities at the Museum of Old and New Art in Hobart. We had 22 attendees from sites across Australia.