Saturday, January 5, 2013

Workshops - Preservation

The Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts (CCAHA) is offering a series of programs to provide training in a variety of collections care activities that are the cornerstone of a preservation program for cultural collections. The Collections Care Training programs are for staff who are involved in collections care activities or have responsibility for cultural collections, such as librarians, archivists, curators, collections managers, stewards of historic house museums, and records managers. FEBRUARY 12, 2013 Care of Natural History Collections Location: The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University Speaker: John Simmons, President, Museologica Fee: $60 MARCH 20, 2013 Constructing Basic Storage Enclosures for Paper Collections Location: Cliveden Speakers: Anna Yates Krain, Senior Conservation Assistant, CCAHA Fee: $50 (includes materials) MAY 16, 2013 Book Cradles for Reading Rooms & Exhibitions Location: The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University Speaker: Renée Wolcott, Book Conservator, CCAHA Fee: $50 (includes materials) JULY 25, 2013 Identification & Preservation of Prints Location: The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Speaker: Corine Norman McHugh, Paper Conservator, CCAHA Fee: $60 OCTOBER 16, 2013 Preserving Your Photographic Collections Location: Bryn Mawr College Special Collections Speakers: Rachel Wetzel, Photograph Conservator, CCAHA Fee: $60 More information about each program is available at Support for these programs was generously provided in part by the Philadelphia Cultural Fund, the Independence Foundation, and the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts.