PREPARATIONS PRIOR TO CLOSURE

For the 2018 Holiday and Winter Closure, UAlberta Museums and Collections Services will serve as your primary contact for alarm notifications and emergencies. In all instances, UAlberta Museums and Collections Services will then inform your collection’s lead emergency contact.

To ensure that all spaces housing UAlberta Museums’ collections are well secured over the Closure, and that any problems are detected and resolved as early as possible, please perform the following before December 21, 2018:

  • Inform UAlberta Museums and Collections Services as early as possible if all responsible collections staff will be away for the duration of the Closure;
  • Conduct a final walk through of all spaces to ensure there are no outstanding issues, and to unplug and shut down unnecessary equipment;
  • Ensure all doors and windows are shut and securely locked; and ensure alarm system (if applicable) is turned on;
  • If there are specific collections concerns (e.g., history of leaks, risk of theft, etc.), we recommend that a collections staff member completes at least one on-site check of all spaces during the Closure period;
  • Read and follow Risk Management Services' "Securing Your Workspace for the 2018 Winter Closure" to help further secure your collections for the Closure. The link to this message is: https://www.ualberta.ca/risk-management/winterclosure2018

We offer collections tours of the University of Alberta Art Collection and Mactaggart Art Collection to the following for research purposes, course work and special interest.

Find information on visiting University of Alberta Art Collection and Mactaggart Art Collection if you are a...

Researcher and / or Student

Post-Secondary Class

Visiting Group

For tours of other University of Alberta Museums collections, contact the curator or collections staff of that collection

PREPARATIONS PRIOR TO CLOSURE

For the 2018 Holiday and Winter Closure, UAlberta Museums and Collections Services will serve as your primary contact for alarm notifications and emergencies. In all instances, UAlberta Museums and Collections Services will then inform your collection’s lead emergency contact.

To ensure that all spaces housing UAlberta Museums’ collections are well secured over the Closure, and that any problems are detected and resolved as early as possible, please perform the following before December 21, 2018:

  • Inform UAlberta Museums and Collections Services as early as possible if all responsible collections staff will be away for the duration of the Closure;
  • Conduct a final walk through of all spaces to ensure there are no outstanding issues, and to unplug and shut down unnecessary equipment;
  • Ensure all doors and windows are shut and securely locked; and ensure alarm system (if applicable) is turned on;
  • If there are specific collections concerns (e.g., history of leaks, risk of theft, etc.), we recommend that a collections staff member completes at least one on-site check of all spaces during the Closure period;
  • Read and follow Risk Management Services' "Securing Your Workspace for the 2018 Winter Closure" to help further secure your collections for the Closure. The link to this message is: https://www.ualberta.ca/risk-management/winterclosure2018
Please Note: We are not accepting new art placement applications at this time. Check back at a later date for updates on this program.

We offer collections tours of the University of Alberta Art Collection and Mactaggart Art Collection to the following for research purposes, course work and special interest.

Find information on visiting University of Alberta Art Collection and Mactaggart Art Collection if you are a...

Researcher and / or Student

Post-Secondary Class

Visiting Group

For tours of other University of Alberta Museums collections, contact the curator or collections staff of that collection

Please Note: We are not accepting new art placement applications at this time. Check back at a later date for updates on this program.

The University of Alberta Museums include:

Registered Museum Collections
  • 29 registered museum collections distributed throughout campus
  • Each is led by curators and support staff with expertise in the field
  • 17 million objects and specimens used daily in teaching, research and community engagement
Museums and Collections Services
  • A central leadership team of museum professionals
  • First point of contact for all things "museum" within the University of Alberta community
  • Museum advisory services in all areas of museum practice for registered collections and for University of Alberta and community
  • Administration of the campus-wide framework and policy
Policy and Planning Committee
  • A standing committee of the Provost and VP (Academic)
  • Composed of 12 representatives from across campus
Accreditation
  • Category A institution as designated by the Canadian Cultural Property Export Review Board
  • A Recognized Museum as assessed by the Alberta Museums Association (renewed in 2016)
  • Governed by the University of Alberta Museums and Collections Policy approved by the Board of Governors in March 2008

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