Wednesday, April 21, 2010



presented by the Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts

Washington, DC

July 27, 2010

This one-day program 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 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.

Registration deadline: July 13, 2010

For more information and to register online, go to:

Hosted and cosponsored by the Folger Shakespeare Library.

Major funding for this program is generously provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Questions? Visit our Education Program Calendar at, call 215-545-0613 or email