International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property

Method Kit EN | FR | ES | PT | IT | AR | NL

  • The Self-evaluation tool, which gives a snapshot of the key issues affecting the functionality of the museum’s storage room(s). EN | FR | ES | PT | IT | AR | NL
  • The Workbook, which contains all essential step-by-step instructions that will apply to most RE-ORG projects. EN | FR | ES | PT | IT | AR | NL
  • The Worksheets, which capture all essential information in preparation of a storage reorganization project. EN | FR | ES | PT | IT | AR | NL 
  • The Additional resources, which give more tools and guidance for specific cases. EN | FR | ES | PT | IT | AR | NL

RE-ORG Leaflet EN | FR | IT

RE-ORG Infographic EN | FR | IT

RE-ORG Toolbox

Case Studies

Published articles

  • Antomarchi, C., M. Debulpaep, V. Džikić, A. Ghadban, G. de Guichen, S. Lambert, M. Mertzani, A. Pandya, J. Šubic Prislan, L.-M. Tapini and V. Živković. 2017. Team up and re-group, re-use, and re-vive! Lessons learnt from RE-ORG workshops around the world. ICOM-CC 18th Triennial Conference Preprints, Copenhagen 2017, ed. J. Bridgland. Paris: International Council of Museums.
  • Lambert, S. 2011. RE-ORG: A methodology for reorganizing museum storage developed by ICCROM and UNESCOCeROArt, 6
  • Lambert, S. 2012. The Crisis in Storage: An Old Tale… With a New Ending? International Preservation News / IFLA
  • Lambert, S., G. de Guichen, A. Pandya. 2011. Saving collections at risk: workshop in New Delhi, India. News in Conservation Aug. 2011
  • Lambert, S., A. Nikolić, M.O. Fernández Reguera, D. Cohen Daza, A.C.P. Francisco, M. Griesser-Stermscheg, M. del Pilar Salas. 2011. RE-ORG- A new tool for museum storage reorganization: a cross cultural Initiative (poster). ICOM-CC 16th Triennial Conference Preprints, Lisbon 2011, ed. J. Bridgland. Paris: International Council of Museums.
  • Lambert, S., M. Debulpaep, A. Nikolić. Using blended learning to strengthen capacity in storage reorganization in Canada, Belgium, and Southeast Europe. ICOM-CC 18th Triennial Conference Preprints, Copenhagen 2017, ed. J. Bridgland. Paris: International Council of Museums.

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Becoming a RE-ORG coach

Becoming a RE-ORG coach

A guide to help you plan and lead a workshop to implement a storage reorganization.
RE-ORG: A Method to Reorganize Museum Storage

RE-ORG: A Method to Reorganize Museum Storage

More than 55 000 museums exist in the world, and typically 90% of their objects are in storage rooms. As collections grow, financial resources continue to dwindle, leaving museums struggling to ensure that their treasures in storage are adequately looked after and accessible.
Guide to risk management

Guide to Risk Management

This guide is an abridged version of The ABC Method. It explains the ABC Method using many images, basic examples and simple exercises.
Teamwork for Preventive Conservation

Teamwork for Preventive Conservation

This document outlines an approach to introducing teamwork to improve preventive conservation in museums.