The artefact assortment of the BSM continues to develop by donations and purchases. For the previous ten years we having been fighting diminishing space for storing together with the necessity to retailer objects made of contemporary supplies in an acceptable setting. The unique architectural plan for the museum included the design of a possible third storage room that might be retro fitted when the necessity arose.
In 2019 we reorganized all of the objects saved within the room we name ‘061’. There have been paint cans, previous show circumstances, and so on. for which new houses had been discovered. In 2020 we employed an out of doors conservation firm to arrange a feasibility research for this new storage room. For the previous 12 months we’ve got been utilizing this room to deal with overflow on adhoc tabletops created from previous present case bases as seen within the photographs under.
February is the start of the primary section of getting ready this room for its new objective. The partitions will probably be painted, extra overhead lighting will probably be added and we’ll take a look at the ground to find out what sort of sealant will probably be used for waterproofing.
Extra updates with photographs to return as we work by the numerous levels of this venture.
Ada Hopkins, BSM Conservator