Art Pro Net News & Posts

APN Wire 5/22/19

Click Here to Read This Edition In this edition of the APN Wire: TICKETS ARE ON SALE!  That's right, check out the shameless self-promotion in our bucket list spot.  Sorry, but I wanted to get the word out and make sure everyone has a chance to get...

APN Wire 5/8/19

Click Here To Read Take a look at all the opportunities open in the Northern California area.  We have some urgent postings from Atthowe and Ship/Art looking for installers and handlers immediately.  If you are interested act quick!  Also, there have...

Episode 10-The 3 Main Packing Levels for Art

Episode 10 After discussing packing with an artist I realized that not everyone knows about the different levels of packing strength we use in collections.  Listen as we go into an explanation of these levels and what you should consider when deciding how to pack...

APN Wire 4/24/19

Click Here To See This Edition! Our first ever edition dedicated to Registration is here.  We start our ode to all the data collectors out there with our first ever interview edition of the Art Pro Net Podcast with one of our favorite registrars Joy Tahan...

Advice for Small Spaces Doing Big Work: Part 3 of 4

Change is Good! Managing a storage space is a dynamic process.  It is easy to come up with a protocol and then feel like you have the plan set, but processes should be updated regularly.  Make sure to stay on top of cataloging, packing, and new materials...

Episode 9- Interview with Joy Tahan Ruddell

Episode 09 The first ever interview episode on the Art Pro Net Podcast features Joy Tahan Ruddell, a registrar with more than 20 years of experience in every sort of collection you can imagine.  In this episode, we discuss how she got into registration, the...

APN Wire 4/10/19

Click Here to See This Edition April is here and Spring has sprung!  Announcing our next Art Linx Networking Conference for July 20th in Berkeley.  We will be meeting at the Douglas Adams Gallery for a fantastic day.  More details to come! Check out our...

Advice for Small Spaces Doing Big Work: Part 2 of 4

Storage Solutions- You Can Never Have Too Many Labels Signs, signs everywhere...not a bad concept when working in a storage space.  Creating a visual language and protocol is almost as important as the other parts of the organization in a storage space.  As...

ANNOUNCING APN Art Linx Conference 2019!

Save the Date for Saturday, July 20th! Tickets on sale soon. We will be getting together right up the hill from the Downtown Berkeley BART at ... Doug Adams GalleryThe Center for the Arts & Religion (CARe)2465 LeConte Avenue, Berkeley We will let you know more...

Episode 008-How to Evaluate and Make a Purge Plan for Storage

Although counterintuitive to collections management, it is important to keep unnecessary materials and equipment out of precious storage space.  In this episode, we talk about ways to categorize and analyze the non-collection materials that accumulate in all our...

Advice for Small Spaces Doing Big Work: Part 1 of 4

Storage Solutions-Don't Call It Negative Space Part 1 of 4 Whether you work at the MET or the local historical museum, storage spaces are a challenge for every collections manager.  We all struggle with maximizing space while storing objects securely and safely....

APN Wire 3/13/19

Click Here to Read This Edition In this edition of the APN Wire: Greetings Wire subscribers!  Hope that the Spring forward last weekend is being kind to everyone.  I hope you will scope out this edition in celebration of National Women's Month.  We...

6 Reasons To Hire APN To Recruit Your Art Pros

I have met dozens of museum professionals working with tight budgets and small staffs.  How many people do you have on your staff...10, 5, maybe you are wearing all the hats? When small museums build a project or exhibition they know for sure they will be hiring...

APN Wire 2/13/19

Click Here to Read this Edition In this edition of the APN Wire: What a week!  The CAM Conference was fantastic and Kelly had a wonderful time meeting all of you that came by the APN Expo table.  A big welcome to all of the new subscribers to the APN...