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

Protecting Collections: Disaster Prevention, Planning, & Response (Part I, Harrisburg, PA)

  • 9:30AM – 4:30PM
Presented By: Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts Description: One of the most important steps any cultural institution can take to safeguard its collections is to be prepared in the event of an emergency or disaster. This two-part…

Assimilating AV into Archival Processing (Online)

  • 2PM – 4PM
Presented By: NEDCC Description: Audiovisual collections have often been handled separately from traditional archival processing; unusual formats and sometimes unrecognizable content were too unwieldy for traditional catalogue records or finding aids. But with training and time running out on…

Focus on Collections Care Full-Day Workshops (Tempe, AZ)

  • 9AM
  • 4PM
Presented By: Balboa Art Conservation Center Description: Four topics: 1. Care of Collections: Paper; 2. Preservation: Policies, Plans, and Procedures; 3. Care of Collections: Metal Objects; 4. Disaster Recovery for Wet Collections: The First 24-48 Hours. Location: Four Points…