BOTH COLLECTIONS AND FACILITIES STAFF CAN LEARN MORE ABOUT CONTROLLING COLLECTIONS ENVIRONMENTS AT THIS ONE-DAY PROGRAM!
Environmental Management: Stewardship and Sustainability presented by the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts
Thursday, November 12, 2009
This one-day workshop will explore new approaches to controlling environmental conditions in cultural institutions. Leading experts in the field James Reilly, Director, Image Permanence Institute; Michael C. Henry, PE, AIA, Principal Engineer/Architect, Watson & Henry Associates; and Richard L. Kerschner, Director of Preservation and Conservation, Shelburne Museum, will present strategies that are feasible, physically and financially, to 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.
Program Fee: $85 for CCAHA members/$100 for non-members.
Major funding for this program is generously provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities, The Pew Charitable Trusts, The Philadelphia Foundation, and the Philadelphia Cultural Fund.
Hosted and cosponsored by The Wistar Institute, Philadelphia, PA
Registration deadline: October 29, 2009. For more information and to register online, go to http://guest.cvent.com/i.aspx?5S,M3,479cdf23-3a93-4ac9-8b82-6518165f4b74. Still have questions? Visit our Education Program Calendar at www.ccaha.org, call 215-545-0613 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.