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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  • The Mid-Atlantic Resource Guide for Disaster Preparedness assists institutions in the preparation of emergency telephone lists and in the selection of emergency supplies.....

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UPCOMING EVENTS & PROGRAMS

RAP MEMBERS

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

  • 9:30AM – 4:30PM
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 increase practical knowledge through hands-on salvage of a…

Advanced Preservation Metadata: How to Make it Happen (Online)

  • 2PM
  • 4PM
Presented By: LYRASIS Description: This class builds on Introduction to preservation metadata by providing a walk-through of the PREMIS Data Dictionary. It reviews the information that is considered necessary within that standard to preserve digital assets and how they…

Conservation Demystified (Online)

  • 12:30PM – 1:30PM
Presented By: NEDCC Description: Conservation? Treatment? Restoration? Whether you have torn photographs or scrapbooks that are falling to pieces, planning a conservation project is a multi-step process that may initially seem daunting. This webinar will introduce the language and…