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Going the Distance – presented by International Art Services – Wellington

October 29, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

$198 – $220



This one day intensive workshop will explore options for the safe and cost effective packing of objects for storage, short domestic movements or longer national and international transit. Presented by IAS and Charm Watts (MAAS), Going the Distance provides attendees with practical advice and industry solutions for packing and crating, including an overview of materials in use in Australasia and further afield. The event will be held at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa Tory Street storage facility. Morning and afternoon tea will be provided.

The course will have a wide appeal to a range of museum professionals including registrars, curators, conservators and exhibition project managers.


9:30-10am – Registration

10:00am – Welcome and housekeeping

10:05am – Packing for transfer internally within your institution (Charm Watts)

11:45am – Q & A

12:00pm – Lunch (30 mins)

12:30pm – Packing for domestic transit (Ben Holloway)

1:45pm – Q & A

2:00pm – Packing for international transit (Sean L O’Malley) – includes time for Q & A

2:45pm – Packing methods and techniques demonstration (Ben Holloway & Charm Watts)

3:30pm – Event ends



ARC members: AUD$180 plus GST

Non-members:AUD$200 plus GST

Please note GST payment will only apply to Australian bookings.

Limited spaces available. Maximum 20 people.


For enquiries relating to this event, please email Kimberley Stephenson – [email protected]

Registration for this event closes on Monday, October 14



October 29, 2019
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
$198 – $220


Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
169 Tory Street
Wellington, 6011 New Zealand
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