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Conservation Advisory Network
The Conservation Advisory Network is a free service that offers a range of collections care advice, training and support for museums in North East England. CAN is delivered and managed through a partnership between The Bowes Museum and Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums and is funded through Arts Council England’s Museum Development Programme and Major Partner Museum funding.
CAN offers the following support:
- Telephone and email helpline
- Advisory visits
- Advice and assistance on a range of subjects e.g.
undertaking Benchmarks in Collections Care
planning remedial conservation programmes
- Support for the Regional Emergency Response Resource
- Support to help meet requirements within Section 2 of the Accreditation standard
You can access this support by contacting:
Kayleigh Fuller - CAN Regional Conservator
For an insight into the services CAN offers please take a look at their posts on The Bowes Museum blog:
The CAN case study, linked to the right of this page, offers an overview of CAN support provided in 2012-15.
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