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Educational Opportunities 

    • Constructing book supports at a CCAHA workshop

RAP organizations offer training and educational programs for professional collections managers. Topics range from environmental monitoring and disaster planning and mitigation, to housekeeping for historic houses and preserving electronic records. Please click on an event for more details.

You are viewing 9 events for June 2015

Identification and Preservation of Prints (Bryn Mawr, PA)

Presented by: CCAHA


Prints of various time periods, from fine art to more common ephemera, are often prevalent in collections.  The preservation of prints must consider the intricacies of media, the…

Promotion and Outreach for Preservation (Online)

Presented By: LYRASIS


Description: Are you looking for ways to start new projects? Do you need support for better care of your collections? Why not take something you are already doing…

Security in and with Collections in Libraries, Archives and Museums (Online)

Presented By: LYRASIS


Description: Security is an important part of collections management. But many libraries, archives, and museums do not give it enough attention because theft and vandalism don’t happen, only…

Oral Histories: Care and Preservation from the Start (Online)

Presented By: LYRASIS



Description: Popularity of oral histories has been increasing since the mid 20th century when they were used as a research tool to discover the stories of the people behind…

Audiovisual Preservation (Online)

Presented By: LYRASIS


Description: Audiovisual materials come in many formats and can be found throughout our collections. They may be audio recordings of oral histories on reel to reel tape,…

Disaster Response and Recovery: A Hands-on Intensive (Pittsburgh, PA)

Presented by: CCAHA


Thoughtful preparation for an emergency or disaster is one of the most important steps that a cultural institution can take to safeguard collections.  This day-long, hands-on program will…

Disaster Response and Recovery: A Hands-on Intensive (Erie, PA)

Presented by: CCAHA 


Thoughtful preparation for an emergency or disaster is one of the most important steps that a cultural institution can take to safeguard collections.  This day-long, hands-on program will…

Storage Boxes for Flat and 3-D Objects (Philadelphia, PA)

Presented by: CCAHA


This workshop will examine options for the safe storage of flat and three dimensional artworks and historic artifacts.  Participants will be introduced to general parameters for storage, safe…

Protecting Collections: Disaster Prevention, Planning, & Response - Part II (Providence, RI)

Presented by: CCAHA


One of the most important steps a cultural institution can take to safeguard its collections is to be prepared in the event of an emergency or disaster. This …