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Tuesday December 31 2013

In the latest issue of Art-i-facts: social media for collecting institutions

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    •'s Thaddeus Stevens look-alike contest
    • Top 10 reps at Governor's Residence
    • Chester County Historical Society 6

This winter, Art-i-facts explores social media and its place in collecting institutions' marketing and fundraising strategies, as well as CCAHA's first experiment in crowdfunding for conservation. Read the entire issue here.

Friday November 16 2012

In the latest issue of Art-i-facts...

    • Art-i-facts Fall 2012 for News

This fall, Art-i-facts looks at ephemera, those fragile, inexpensively manufactured paper objects—such as greeting cards, pamphlets, brochures, tickets, postcards, advertisements, comics, and catalogs—produced for a specific use or event and intended to be thrown away.

Thursday November 3 2011

In the latest issue of Art-i-facts....

    • Art-i-facts Fall 2011 cover for news item

The fall issue focuses on preservation, with articles on emergency planning, a new program to preserve artifacts in collecting institutions across Pennsylvania, and Heritage Preservation's Alliance for Response.

Monday June 6 2011

In the latest issue of Art-i-facts...

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    • Sailor Jerry flash art sheet after treatment
    • Using a portable X-ray fluorescence spectrometer on a bandbox

The spring issue features the flash art, drawings, and stencils of tattoo artist Norman "Sailor Jerry" Collins and 19th-century bandboxes from the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum.  We also remember Glen Ruzicka, a colleague, mentor, and friend.

Monday December 13 2010

The Fall issue of Art-i-facts is now available online!

    • Art-i-facts Fall 2010 Cover (for news section)

This issue features M. Louise Baker's scientific illustrations, Hermann Schwarzmann's architectural drawings for the Centennial Exposition of 1876, and the Lutheran Archives Center's work to raise the match for treatment of Henry Mühlenberg's journals.

Monday July 12 2010

Our latest Art-i-facts issue is now available online!

    • Spring 2010 Art-i-facts Cover

Click here to read about treatment of the Carlisle Indian Industrial School photograph album and about CCAHA's special project to preserve at-risk photographic collections at ten of the nation's Historically Black Colleges and Universities.