RAP

REGIONAL
ALLIANCE for
PRESERVATION

The Regional Alliance for Preservation provides information and resources on preservation and conservation for cultural institutions and the public throughout the United States.

    • ICA Senior Paintings Conservator Andrea Chevalier cleans a frame
    • ICA Senior Paintings Conservator Andrea Chevalier cleans a frame

    • NEDCC conservator treating historic document
    • NEDCC conservator treating historic document

    • Peebles Island Resource Center Textile Conservator Sarah Stevens working on a wool flag
    • Peebles Island Resource Center Textile Conservator Sarah Stevens working on a wool flag

    • Inpainting carte-de-visite portraits from the Civil War at CCAHA
    • Inpainting carte-de-visite portraits from the Civil War at CCAHA

    • Handling frozen photographs at WESTPAS
    • Handling frozen photographs at WESTPAS

    • An objects conservator at work at the Midwest Art Conservation Center
    • An objects conservator at work at the Midwest Art Conservation Center

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  • The Mid-Atlantic Resource Guide for Disaster Preparedness assists institutions in the preparation of emergency telephone lists and in the selection of emergency supplies.....

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UPCOMING EVENTS & PROGRAMS

RAP MEMBERS

Developing a Disaster Plan (Online)

  • 2PM
  • 4PM
Presented By: LYRASIS Description: All libraries, archives and museums need knowledgeable staff and advanced planning to deal with the emergency situations that arise. This preparation allows for a quicker response and helps to minimize damage. A disaster plan requires…

All History is Local: Find, Preserve, and Digitize Collections that Tell the Story (Online)

  • 2PM – 4PM
Presented By: LYRASIS Description: Community History can refer to the story of a town, a neighborhood, area, or group of people. This history is often built on research found outside of academic institutions. When creating the story of a…

Managing Oversized Materials: Care, Handling and Preservation of Posters, Maps, and Other Large Pages in Our Collections (Online)

  • 10AM – 12PM
Presented By: LYRASIS Description: Architectural drawings, large maps, big works of art on paper, can be fascinating treasures in our collections but can also cause frustrations. How do we transport and store them? How do we display them? This…