Collections Projects:

Priority

Task

Volunteer

Status

High

Ongoing Accessioning of New Artifacts

 

 

High

Textile Re-housing & Photography

Sheila & Jane

Ongoing

High

Research Room Reorganization

 

 

High

Packet & Times Collection

 

 

Low

Photography of Collection (Many objects don’t have a photograph, go through PP and find and photograph these artefacts)

 

 

High

Information Requests (There’s a file on the server)

 

 

Low

Clean up of Housing Materials

 

 

High

Scan Genealogy Files

 

 

Low

Enclosures (A few objects are awaiting rehousing until they are given a proper enclosure)

 

 

Low

Scanning Custody Receipts and matching the forms to the PastPerfect Record

 

 

High

Finish Deaccessioning

Emily

Ongoing

High

Conduct Interviews for Orillia Portraits

 

 

Low

Transcribe Interviews

Sandy

Ongoing

Low

Some duplicates in Art Storage need to be sorted through

 

 

Low

Marcel’s Postcard Discs (Save in PP with searchable terms)

 

 

Low

Make Excel sheet of Beautiful Old Orillia Names and dispose of card

 

 

Low

Organize Studio Library

 

 

High

Digitize Volunteer Handbook

 

 

Low

Write a glossary of Art terms and techniques for future QR coding during Exhibitions

Joan Berndt

Ongoing

High

Paint new display case

 

 

High

Organize a dedicated space in Collections for Office Supplies (Identify what we need)

 

 

Low

Organize a dedicated space in Collections for Conservation Supplies

 

 

Low

Organize a dedicated space in Collections for Archival Materials

 

 

Low

Reorganize Art Storage Room (Objects are neat but there is no cohesion with what is grouped where)

 

 

Low

Some prints in flat storage need to be accessioned and labeled

 

 

High

Set up a photography station somewhere

 

 

High

Rehouse objects in collections that have come back from deaccessioning

 

 

High

Create temporary storage space where incoming/outgoing artefacts/loans can be condition reported

 

 

High

Clean up exhibition storage

 

 

Low

Reorganize steps in collections where large objects are stored so that we can better access those items

 

 

Low

In PP some files have huge numbers of items grouped under one number, it makes it very inaccessible. Go into these files and renumber and scan/photograph subsequent items

 

 

High

Research help for programs/exhibits/tours

Trish/Joan

Ongoing

Low

Help around exhibit openings, program operation

   

High

Editing (Be a first look editor for materials such as exhibit text)

   

Low

Help us test pilot programs (Get a first look and provide helpful feedback for improvement

   

 

If you would like to sign up to assist with these tasks, send us an email with the name of the task and your availability and we’ll schedule you in.

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