Contemporary Collecting Toolkit from Museums Development North West

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It can be a major task for museums to collect contemporary histories to ensure our collections are up to date and relevant.
For some, contemporary collecting is high on the agenda, but for others it’s a new approach and one which may feel overwhelming at first.

This toolkit is an introduction to contemporary collecting for museum staff, volunteers and trustees who don’t have direct experience of acquiring recent material and who want to understand the basics.

Access the toolkit online.