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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. 

Disaster Response and Recovery: A Hands-On Intensive (Scranton, PA)

  • May 3, 2016

Participants will use the Incident Command System while learning to salvage a variety of materials, including paintings, wooden furniture, glass/metal/ceramic objects, textiles, paper, photographs, and books. 

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.

Where Artifact Meets Exhibition: Preservation and Exhibit Design (Charlotte, NC)

  • July 19 – 20, 2016

This two-day program provides training in the following topics: incorporating preservation into the exhibition planning process; prioritizing conservation concerns while providing interactive experiences; preservation standards for exhibition; appropriate lighting; engineering and fabrication of exhibit cases; collections security; and understanding exhibition space design and construction. 

Protecting Collections: Disaster Prevention, Planning, and Response (Harrisburg, PA)

  • July 19, 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 (July 19 & September 19, 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.

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