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Creative Social Media for Collecting Institutions (Philadelphia, PA)

  • April 16, 2014

This session will look at the wide range of emerging social media opportunities to position your institution and its collections in the 21st century.

Integrated Pest Management for Cultural Institutions (Philadelphia, PA)

  • May 13, 2014

This workshop will cover all pests (mold, arthropods, and vertebrates), methods of detecting and monitoring pests, how to make your building and storage areas pest-resistant, and which treatments are safe to use with cultural collections.

Legal Issues in Collections Management: What Can Go Wrong? (Philadelphia, PA)

  • May 21, 2014

Designed for any staff involved in collections care, this workshop is an interactive primer on the legal issues involved in conservation and management of cultural collections.

Constructing Tuxedo Boxes for Your Book Collection (Philadelphia, PA)

  • June 3, 2014

This hands-on workshop will discuss the types of books that benefit most from enclosure, and will provide step-by-step instructions for making inexpensive, custom-fit book boxes from alkaline card stock.

Preservation of Textiles (Philadelphia, PA)

  • September 10, 2014

Participants in this workshop will learn to properly care for costumes and textiles and to identify issues requiring consultation with a conservator. 

Exhibitions for Cultural Collections (Philadelphia, PA)

  • October 7, 2014

This workshop will cover strategies for planning, designing, and installing professional-looking, collections-based displays and exhibitions using low-cost, readily available, preservation quality materials.