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RE-ORG poland

National Museum in Poznań makes changes to Polish museum storage facilities using RE-ORG Method

Representatives of 11 Polish museum institutions are participating in a RE-ORG workshop at the National Museum in Poznań from 19-30 September 2022. The RE-ORG Poland project is funded by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage of the Republic of Poland and implemented in cooperation with the National Institute for Museums and Public Collections (NIMOZ).

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Wrapping up seven months of CollAsia RE-ORG

The International Course on the Reorganization of Collections Storage in Museums of Southeast Asia has officially concluded with the ten participating museums successfully implementing their RE-ORG projects. The main objective of the seven-month course was to help participants enhance their institutions’ collection management and optimize their use of storage space, thus ensuring their collections...

From Theory to Practice: Implementing the RE-ORG Methodology “the CollAsia Way”

From Theory to Practice: Implementing the RE-ORG Methodology “the CollAsia Way”

Museums in Southeast Asia have put theory into practice when it comes to managing their collections, using skills they learned at last year’s ICCROM course. The ten museums that participated in the CollAsia programme’s International Course on the Reorganization of Collections Storage in Museums of Southeast Asia were excited to implement the RE-ORG Method in their storage spaces.

RE-ORG workshops are back in-person!

Field note: RE-ORG workshops are back in-person!

After two years of being restricted to virtual events, in-person RE-ORG workshops are back. The resumption of in-person RE-ORG training kicked off in Slovenia in March 2022, organized by the International Council of Museums (ICOM) Slovenia.

RE-ORG team from Museum Manusia at the Sangiran Early Man Site in Indonesia discuss implementing their project in the storage room

Improving museum storage in Southeast Asia

Our CollAsia programme is using the RE-ORG Method to help the region’s museum professionals develop skills for better managing their collections, with a focus on optimizing storage space to prevent damage to objects. The team behind the initiative explains more.

RE-ORG Catalonia

Catalan museums ready to embrace RE-ORG

In a first for Catalonia, 25 museum professionals from some of the main institutions and networks responsible for preventive conservation in the region have been trained in the RE-ORG Method, working together to reorganize storage at the Víctor Balaguer Library Museum in Vilanova i la Geltrú. In just five days, the group managed to move around 5 000 pieces across eight rooms, securing these...

Becoming a RE-ORG coach

Become a RE-ORG coach and lead a team in storage reorganization

With the RE-ORG Method celebrating its tenth anniversary this year, a new guide is set to make it easier for museum professionals and institutions to run their own workshops on improving storage for collections. Offering a behind-the-scenes look at how the method is taught, it brings together a decade’s worth of insights gained from successful training initiatives in Canada, Belgium, Chile, India...

The RE-ORGanization of museum storage becomes a reality in Emilia-Romagna

The RE-ORGanization of museum storage becomes a reality in Emilia-Romagna

After the success of the first three modules of RE-ORG Emilia-Romagna in Italy, held online from 26 April to 3 June 2021, the fourth phase from 4 to 8 October has now kicked off. This activity will involve on-site practice for implementing a reorganization plan using the civic museums of Modena and Cento as case studies.

RE-ORG CollAsia

CollAsia takes RE-ORG on board!

On 13 September 2021, 19 staff members from nine museums in Bangladesh, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines and Thailand met online and embarked on a seven-month journey to reorganize their collections in storage, under a joint venture of ICCROM’s CollAsia programme and the National Discovery Museum Institute (Museum Siam) in Bangkok, supported by CHA - Korean Cultural Heritage...

RE-ORG Kit

RE-ORG Method now available in Dutch!

ICCROM and FARO are pleased to announce the release of the Dutch translation of the RE-ORG Method. From today, you can access online everything you need in seven different languages to set up your own storage RE-ORGanization project.