Find an object help

Step-by-step guide to posting your object on the Find an Object Site:

1. Log-in to the MA’s website by clicking on Log-in at the top right hand corner of the website.

2. Click on Post Object in the bottom right of the pink box on the Find an Object page.

3. Complete the online form.

4. The object summary and description are mandatory fields. The summary will be the first thing that viewers of your object advert will see.

5. Give a full description of the object. This can include details such as whether the recipient will need to cover transportation costs, information on the object's condition, etc. This will be seen when viewers click through to your advert.

6. If the object is for sale please complete and return Disposal by sale form. We will contact you for more information to ensure that the sale is ethical, in line with the Museums Association code of ethics.

7. If your object is for disposal, after two months you will receive an email asking whether you have had any expressions of interest in the object; and whether you would like the object to remain on the site or to be taken down.

8. If you would like to remove your advert, click on Your uploaded objects in the Your Details section of the website or email findanobject@museumsassociation.org.

For any further information and assistance, please contact: findanobject@museumsassociation.org.

We would also like to hear from you if you have any suggestions or feedback about Find an object.