National Justice Museum,
The Photographic Collections Network are running a series of events across the UK combining collection tours with talks aimed at anyone working with photo collections and archives in museums, libraries and archives.
These events aim create an informal space for conversation and networking, and an opportunity to learn about national and private collections with some new skills along the way.
January Photo Collections event will be at the National Justice Museum in Nottingham it will includes a tour of the Washing, Dancing, Singing; photographs of women living and working in prison exhibition, and NJM photo collection followed by a discussion led by Senior Curator & Archivist Bev Baker on curating from archival material that is without provenance.
Who should come?
This event is aimed at anyone working with photo collections and archives in museums, libraries and archives.
1:00 Coffee, cake and networking
1:30 Tour of Washing, Dancing, Singing exhibition
2:30 Viewing of our photographic archival collection
3:00 Ideation session around how might we present archive material that doesn't have provenance – group participation