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Creating and Funding Preservation Projects
The Californians Connecting to Collections Project (C3) is a statewide preservation project that is providing information, education, and training to California heritage institutions.
Two trainings are currently being will be offered: Protecting Cultural Collections: Disaster Prevention, Preparedness, Response and Recovery and Creating and Funding Preservation Projects to Enhance Collection Care. For additional information of the C3 Project, see the Californians Connecting to Collections webpage .
Available C3 WorkshopsS:
Protecting Cultural Collections: Disaster Prevention, Preparedness, Response and Recovery The Heritage Health Index determined that most collecting institutions need an emergency or disaster response plan that includes collections, and staff trained to carry it out. Attend the interactive 2-part workshop “Protecting Cultural Collections” and walk away with the tools you need. Final workshop in Santa Rosa will begin soon, so sign up today! Learn More.
New! Creating and Funding Preservation Projects to Enhance Collection Care
Do you want to get a preservation grant to take care of your collections? Many institutions have used grant-funded projects to enhance the level of care they can provide for their collections, and sometimes even to jump start their preservation programs. By the end of the one-day workshop, participants will have outlined a preservation project proposal specific to their institution, identified possible funding sources, and tested their ideas with other workshop participants. Training locations include Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, and Sacramento.
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Cost: These workshops are FREE. Funding is provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) through a Connecting to Collections statewide grant.
Registration: Pre-registration required. Click on the link above to register for your preferred workshop and location.
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Partners in the C3 Project include: California Association of Museums, California Historical Society, California Library Association, California State Archives, California State Library, California State Parks. With assistance from: California Preservation Program, Balboa Art Conservation Center, and the Western States and Territories Preservation Assistance Service.
Funding is provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) through a Connecting to Collections statewide grant.