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

  • April 4, 2017

Participants in this workshop learn about methods for proper assessment, care, and handling of audiovisual collections. Hands-on sessions demonstrate cleaning and housing basics and address issues such as reformatting and maintaining playback equipment.

Collections Care Training: Best Practices for Objects Preservation (Bryn Mawr, PA)

  • May 18, 2017

Topics covered include handling and storage of a variety of materials including metals, glass, ceramics, and wood using the collection at Bryn Mawr College.  

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.

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.