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


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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 3 events for 2017 in the category Collections Care and Treatment

Collections Care Training: Best Practices for Objects Preservation (Bryn Mawr, PA)

Topics covered include handling and storage of a variety of materials including metals, glass, ceramics, and wood using the collection at Bryn Mawr College. Participants discuss the historical "ideal" environmental conditions…

Collections Care Training: Care and Preservation of Paintings (Philadelphia, PA)

Historic collections frequently contain paintings and other framed artwork. This workshop will give an overview on how to care for this type of collection, which requires unique storage and handling considerations.…

Collections Care Training: Care of Paper: Techniques and Materials for Handling and Transport (Philadelphia, PA)

This workshop addresses the safe handling of paper artifacts, including books and over-sized objects, and basic design and labeling of protective enclosures for transport. Discussion includes how to prepare work areas,…