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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UPCOMING EVENTS & PROGRAMS

RAP MEMBERS

Integrated Pest Management for Cultural Institutions (Allentown, PA)

  • 9:30AM – 3:30PM
Presented By: Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts Description: Learn how to eradicate pests and keep your collections pest-free without resorting to dangerous chemicals. This workshop will cover all collections pests (mold, arthropods, and vertebrates), methods of detecting…

Integrated Pest Management for Cultural Institutions (York, PA)

  • 9:30AM – 3PM
Presented By: Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts Description: Learn how to eradicate pests and keep your collections pest-free without resorting to dangerous chemicals. This workshop will cover all collections pests (mold, arthropods, and vertebrates), methods of detecting…

Caring for Recorded Sound Collections (Online)

  • 2PM – 4PM
Presented By: NEDCC Description: The breadth and depth of recorded sound collections can pose special challenges for collectors and cultural heritage institutions. This webinar will introduce the key concepts of preserving these collections, with a focus on identification, storage,…