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Moving the Stewart Museum’s Collection

March 31, 2022

Get the inside scoop on the relocation of the Stewart Museum’s collection following its permanent closure in February 2021.

Dozens of people were brought in to ensure the success of the project. Many came from the McCord Museum, from the Collections Management and Conservation departments, for example. Others, notably the technicians, came from the Stewart Museum. Thanks to their efforts and expertise, the project was a success.

Several external firms also took part in the relocation project, companies like Espace Montage, a firm specialized in museology, and Artys Transit, a transport company specialized in works of art and museum collections.

Hear first-hand from employees of the McCord and Stewart museums and learn about their roles, the objects that made an impression on them, and the challenges they faced.