Mon, Jun 13|
IAM June Connects
Learn about Collections Management Software from three different museum curators!
Time & Location
Jun 13, 10:00 AM PDT
About the Event
Learn about the different options when it comes to Collections Management Software. We're hearing from Nicole Inghilterra, John Goodell, and Amaya Herrera.
Nicole Inghilterra is the Capitol Curator and Museum Registrar for the Idaho State Historical Society. Her museum career began with a digitization initiative at the Idaho State Museum that introduced her to the wide world of collections management systems! Nicole also serves as the Board Secretary for the Registrar’s Committee-Western Region, which works in cooperation with the Collections Stewardship Professional Network of the American Alliance of Museums. She loves diving deep into the “why” of what we do to preserve and make accessible our essential collections.
John Goodell is the Executive Director of The Archives of Falconry where he has led a recent initiative to present their collection online along with virtual exhibits and other resources. Before working at The Archives, John was an avian biologist and museum professional over the last 30 years. Recently he was Donald M. Kerr Curator of Natural History at the High Desert Museum and holds experience in collections management, exhibit curation, interpretation, wildlife monitoring, conservation planning, and captive wildlife husbandry.
Amaya Herrera, the Curator of Collections and Exhibitions at the Basque Museum and Cultural Center, is new to the Idaho museum world! After graduating from the University of Nevada, Reno with a degree in History last Spring, she moved to Idaho to start her Masters of History Program at BSU. Studying dance in the Basque diaspora, she was thrilled to start working at the Basque Museum in January of this year. So far, her favorite part of the job is interacting with the collections (working through backlogged donations, curating exhibits, and ensuring proper care) all while creating connections with donors to ensure the stories behind each item are properly represented!