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Protecting Collections: Disaster Prevention, Planning, and Response (Baltimore, MD)

  • March 8, 2016

One of the most important steps a cultural institution can take to safeguard its collections is to be prepared in the event of an emergency or disaster. This two-part program (March 8 & May 12, 2016) will guide participants in risk mitigation, emergency planning and preparedness, response, and recovery.

Historic Site Maintenance: Preservation of Building and Grounds (Philadelphia, PA)

  • March 15, 2016

This workshop will outline the components of a maintenance program and provide you with the basic tools for preparing a maintenance plan for your house museum or historic building. 

Out of the Ordinary: Preserving Paper-Based Ephemera (Austin, TX)

  • April 4, 2016

Learn about dealing with the challenges in preserving non-standard paper items, including paper dolls, greeting cards, posters, maps, blueprints, baseball cards, scrapbooks, and more. 

Handlin' It: Techniques and Materials for Artifact Packing and Transport (Philadelphia, PA)

  • April 7, 2016

Learn the basics of handing and packing procedures for flat and three-dimensional objects from CCAHA's experts. 

Your Photograph Scrapbook: Identification and Preservation (Philadelphia, PA)

  • June 7, 2016

This workshop will cover the common structures, materials, and methods of attachment for the photographic prints in photobooks, albums, and scrapbooks; discuss how to evaluate and address condition issues; review storage, display, and environment; and cover the basics of reformatting and digitization.

Protecting Collections: Disaster Prevention, Planning, and Response (Indianapolis, IN)

  • June 21, 2016

One of the most important steps a cultural institution can take to safeguard its collections is to be prepared in the event of an emergency or disaster. This two-part program (June 21 & August 9, 2016) will guide participants in risk mitigation, emergency planning and preparedness, response, and recovery.

Red Flag! Identifying Preservation Needs While Processing Collections (Philadelphia, PA)

  • August 18, 2016

Learn to create a system for identifying and prioritizing the collections care needs of items (objects, books, artworks, archival materials, etc.) during the accessioning, processing, and cataloging phases.

Storage Boxes for 3-D Objects (Philadelphia, PA)

  • October 4, 2016

In this hands-on workshop, participants will learn the general parameters for three dimensional object storage and care. 

The Next Chapter: Rare Books in Modern Times (Chicago, IL)

  • October 19 – 20, 2016

This two-day program will explore the definition of the rare book within the context of its physical history and current preservation concerns. Presenters will also address ways to engage the public with rare book collections in conservation work and exhibition planning. 

Designing a Digital Imaging Project: Planning and Fundraising (Philadelphia, PA)

  • November 16, 2016

Learn about current funding opportunities for digital preservation projects, as well as examples of projects that have recieved funding, and tips for designing a winning project!