An introduction to the care and display of medals
A day packed with informative speakers drawn from across the museum sector to increase participants’ understanding and knowledge of the care, documentation and display of medal collections.
This session is run in partnership with the Money & Medals Subject Specialist Network
10:00 REGISTRATION: Tea and Coffee to be served
10:30 Welcome and introductions
10:45 Introduction to the Money and Medals Network Henry Flynn, Project Curator: Money & Medals Network, the British Museum
11:15 Marking time: a brief history of medals Philip Attwood, Keeper of Coins and Medals, the British Museum
12:30 Storage and documentation of medals in museum collections Henry Flynn, Project Curator: Money & Medals Network, the British Museum
14:00 British orders, decorations and medals – an introduction Jim Lees, Membership Secretary, the Orders & Medals Research Society Jonathan Smith BSc (Hons) ACA, Treasurer, the Orders & Medals Research Society
15:00 Medals and online learning – an experiment Lucy Moore, Projects Curator: First World War, Leeds Museums & Galleries
Discussion A chance for attendees to discuss the subject of medals in museum collections and ask questions of the day’s speakers.
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