TIMEtalk: Donating objects to a museum

COLUMBIA, PA: National Watch and Clock Museum Director Noel Poirier will discuss how to donate an object to a museum on Saturday, March 17, from 11 a.m. to noon. 

Evaluating Clocks

Poirier will outline the procedures, benefits, pitfalls, and concerns a museum donor should be aware of when considering a donation. He has been the Museum’s director for more than 10 years and is an Accreditation and Peer Reviewer for the American Alliance of Museums.

“The donation process for any museum can be challenging for potential donors to navigate. I hope that, through this discussion, I can help clarify and guide potential donors on what museum best practices are as they relate to object donations,” explains Poirier.

TIMEtalks is a complimentary educational program that will continue every other month.induHindu

The National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, Inc. (NAWCC) is a 501(c)(3) educational charitable nonprofit organization with a worldwide membership over 12,000. The NAWCC is the world’s largest museum, research library, educational institution, and international community of horological professionals and enthusiasts dedicated to clocks, watches, time, and timekeeping. We are committed to being the world leader, educator, and advocate for horology and everyone interested in timepieces and horological issues. We share the story of TIME.

April through November the National Watch & Clock Museum is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. December through March hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. From Memorial Day through Labor Day the Museum is also open on Mondays. Discounts are available to seniors, students, AAA members, and groups of 10 or more. Groups of 10 or more are encouraged to call ahead. For more program information, directions, or general Museum information, call 717.684.8261 or visit our website at www.museumoftime.org.

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