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Webinar - Eastern Gulf Coast Regional Heritage Stewardship Program Collections Management Practices

  • July 24, 2017

Collections Management Practices Webinar for the Regional Heritage Stewardship Program in the Eastern Gulf Coast Region.

Webinar - Appalachian Regional Heritage Stewardship Program Collections Management Practices

  • July 26, 2017

Collections Management Practices Webinar for the Regional Heritage Stewardship Program in the Appalachian Region.

Collections Care Training: Protective Enclosures and Storage for Rolled Paper (Philadelphia, PA)

  • September 7, 2017

In this hands-on workshop participants learn how to make simple housings for storage of blueprints, drawings, artwork, or rolled documents.

Into the Vault: Library & Archive Storage Strategies (Austin, TX)

  • September 25 – 26, 2017
    • Into the Vault

In this two-day conference, experts in design, space planning, environmental control, and conservation will present strategies and practical approaches to caring for diverse collections. Sessions will include case studies demonstrating how libraries and archives of various sizes have implemented storage initiatives.

Collections Care Training: Care and Preservation of Paintings (Philadelphia, PA)

  • October 3, 2017

The session will guide participants in preservation best practices, provide recommendations for moving and un-framing artwork, identify conservation concerns, and instruct when to contact a professional conservator.

Behind the Scenes: Exploring Museum Collections Storage (Philadelphia, PA)

  • November 8 – 9, 2017
    • Museum Collections image

Participants in this two-day conference will hear experts in design, space planning, environmental control, and conservation speak about methods and applications to improve museum collection storage spaces.  Sessions will include case studies that demonstrate how museums of various sizes have implemented storage initiatives.

Collections Care Training: Care of Paper: Techniques and Materials for Handling and Transport (Philadelphia, PA)

  • November 14, 2017

Discussion includes how to prepare work areas, best practices for moving various types of artifacts, selecting preservation quality supplies and tools, and identifying potential conservation concerns. Participants gain hands-on experience and have an opportunity to sample materials.