Monday, August 13, 2012

workshops - Midwest Art Conservation Center

Midwest Art Conservation Center Preservation Updates: Writing Grants for Preservation and Conservation Projects Date: September 17, 2012 | 9:00 - 4:00 Location: Minitex | Minneapolis, MN You'll learn grant writing to fund practical conservation-related projects such as: supplies and materials for re-housing of collections; storage upgrades; monitoring equipment; general preservation needs assessment surveys; and preservation related staff training. You'll learn how to: conduct an internal review; develop a proposal; budget; and find matching funds. Descriptions and information will be presented on available federal and state grants, with tips on private foundation applications. Each participant will receive a notebook of grant-writing materials and can follow-up with MACC staff as they develop applications. $195 for MACC members and $245 for non-members Sign up Storing and Preserving Still Photographic Materials Collections Date: October 8, 2012 | 9:00 – 4:00 Location: Minitex | Minneapolis, MN MACC Paper and Preservation Services Conservator, Dianna Clise, will teach this one-day workshop. You'll receive: hands-on experience in the identification of various types of black and white photographs from MACC's photographic study collection; identification of the agents of deterioration in photographic materials; hands-on identification of types of damages; and hands-on instruction on the use of proper exhibition and storage materials. A comprehensive notebook of technical leaflets will be provided for each participant. $195 for MACC members and $245 for non-members Sign up