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Environmental Management: Stewardship & Sustainability (Harrisburg, PA)

  • June 18, 2013

This program will explore new approaches to controlling environmental conditions in cultural institutions. Leading experts in the field will present physically and financially feasible environmental control strategies to help institutions preserve collections materials for the long term.

Topics to be covered will include:

  • The collections environment
  • Understanding the building/climate relationship
  • New approaches and best practices for environmental control
  • Environmental monitoring and data analysis

This program is intended for staff of cultural heritage organizations responsible for monitoring and managing environmental conditions for collections, including registrars, facilities managers, archivists, librarians, curators, collections managers, and stewards of historic house museums.

Location: The State Museum of Pennsylvania (Harrisburg, PA)

Time: 8:45 AM - 4:30 PM (Registration & Refreshments 8:15 AM - 8:45 AM)

For more information and to register, please click here.

This conference is presented as part of Save Pennsylvania’s Past, a statewide effort to preserve the millions of objects and historic artifacts that shape the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s history and define our nation. Now in its second year, this two-year initiative is preparing staff to address the challenges threatening Pennsylvania's world-class collections through training programs and online resources.

CCAHA's Save Pennsylvania's Past partners are the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission (PHMC), the Pennsylvania Federation of Museums and Historical Organizations (PFMHO), and LYRASIS. The project is supported by an Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Connecting to Collections Statewide Implementation Grant, by the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, and by the Arthur Ross Foundation, Inc.