All Museum Services presented a four hour training session to staff, volunteers and guests from other institutions. The training module included a hands-on exercise in cataloging on work sheets and entry into the PastPerfect program.
2011 September Organizational Review
All Museum Services served as a moderator and facilitator for a series of organizational review meetings. These meeting included the review of existing Charter, By-Laws and Constitution and the reorganization of the Board of Trustees. Additionally, AMS served as a faciltator for a membership meeting to discuss the reorganizational changes.
2011 September to Present Curator
AMS has been contracted to provide a wide-range of curatorial activities fot the Bellport-Brookhavne Historical Society. The projects include upgrading existing permanent exhibits, updating and editing PastPerfect databases, establishing filing systems for archival and research files.
2010 September Historic Furnishings Report
All Museum Services was contracted to provide research, research access and document for the Historic Furnishing Report for the Old Mastic House at the William Floyd Estate. Included research in the site's archical materials and visits to other repositories in the New York area.
2010 May Exhibit Design and Fabrication
All Museum Services developed, designed and fabricated exhibit panels for the Watch Hill Restaurant and Patchogue Ferry Terminal site. The panels included contemporary and historic images of the Great South Bay, Bayberry Dunes, the construction of the Watch Hill Marina, the Gil Smith Boat Yard, Great South Bay Ferrys and the Bailey Mill.
2010 April Basic Collections Care Training
All Museum Services Curatorial provided this 4 hour training module to curatorial and administrative staff on approved methods, materials and techniques for providing exhibited and stored collections basic preventive conservation care. Included in this session were light level (UV and regular) readings and temperature and humidity readings.
2010 April PastPerfect Cataloging Training
Curatorial and administrative staff participated in this 4 four training session on cataloging museum objects and using various modules in PastPerfect. The session included producing catalog worksheets for uncataloged objects, entering the worksheet information into PastPerfect and producing Catalog Records and reports.
2010 June Interim Collections Management Plan
All Museum Services prodeuced this 80 page report that described the current conditions of museum and current management issues at the facility. Chapters included Collections Preservations, Archives and Manuscripts, Environmental Monitoring, Physical Security, Fire Protection, Use and Access, Records, Documentation and staffing. The report includes Short, intermediate and long-terms goals for the operation of the museum and the preservation and protection of the collections.
2010 April Museum Operations and Facility Assessment
All Museum Services LLC conducted this on-site inspection and report for the collections exhibited and stored in the Barstow House. 110 standards for the preservation and protection of museum objects were used to produce the report.
2010 May Basic Collections Care
All Museum Services Curatorial provided this 4 hour on-hands module to curatorial on approved methods, materials and techniques for providing basic care to exhibited and stored collections. This session included a walk through the facility and aspecific questions and answers for the materials in the collection, including light level (UV and regular) readings and temperature and humidity readings.
2010 January PastPerfect Cataloging Training
All Museum Services presented this hour training session to members of the Sagtikos Manor Historical Society. This training module included an annoated catalog worksheet for use with PastPerfect entries, a step-by-step cataloging guide and a format guide for cataloging images.
2008 October Collections Management Policy
All Museum Services reviewed existing Charter documents, Constitution and By-Laws, Mission and Goal Statement and operational documents and guidelines. In conjunction with the Society's Curatorial Committee, a site specific Collections Management Policy was approved and adopted by the Board of Directors.
2008 August Exhibit Design, Fabrication and Installation
The Bellport-Brookhaven Historical Society's 2008 Gala; Celebrating Dennis Puleston: A Life Exploring Nature showcased this exhibit designed, fabricated and installed by All Museum Services LLC. The exhibit featured original works of art on paper, Mr. Puleston's desk, Mr. Puleston's Medal of Freedom, a number of his ship's logs and, of course, his beloved Osperys, including a life-sized reproduction of a nest.