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How To: Shipping and Handling

For the experienced or budding collector, the practising artist and museum or gallery professional, there will come a day when artwork needs to be shipped over international or local waters. The Mixed Media team has touched on the issue of conservation of works on paper and paintings in the past. A brief portion was dedicated to the shipping and handling of artwork, however, being a complicated topic, today’s post will explore the different methods of preparing, packaging and transporting art.

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Feature: About The Membership Department and Program

A typical museum has a variety of departments and a very important one is Membership. In a museum, one of the first things a visitor will see is a banner or some sort of leaflet, describing the advantages of joining with the institution. But what does membership exactly do? At The National Art Gallery of The Bahamas (NAGB) there is no separate department that makes up membership. Rather, Curatorial Trainee’s, Nastassia Pratt and Averia Wright spearhead the NAGB’s Membership Program. Straddling two teams, they have a lot on their plate.

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