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

Intro to the Regional Heritage Stewardship Program for Appalachian KY, OH, and WV (Webinar)

  • 2PM – 3PM
This webinar will introduce the Regional Heritage Stewardship Program, a National Endowment for the Humanities-funded initiative that will bring educational programming, training, and professional assessment opportunities related to collections care and management to Appalachian Regions of Kentucky, Ohio, and…

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

  • 9:30AM – 3:30PM
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 for these objects as well as the current…

Introduction to the Regional Heritage Stewardship Program for AL, MS, and the FL Panhandle (Webinar)

  • 2PM – 3PM
This webinar will introduce the Regional Heritage Stewardship Program, a National Endowment for the Humanities-funded initiative that will bring educational programming, training, and professional assessment opportunities related to collections care and management to Alabama, Mississippi, and the Florida Panhandle.…