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

Caring for Oversized Paper Artifacts (Online)

  • 2PM – 4PM
Presented By: NEDCC Description: Blueprints, movie posters, regional maps - many libraries and archives have a range of oversized works within their collections. This webinar will cover the preservation of large works on paper and other supports commonly found…

Caring for Microforms (Online)

  • 12:30PM – 1:30PM
Presented By: NEDCC Description: Although not as common as they once were, microfilm and fiche are still found in many collections and repositories. Microforms present a range of processing and material questions to be addressed. This webinar will introduce…

Creating Long-Lasting Digital Prints (Online)

  • 2PM – 4PM
Presented By: NEDCC Description: Color prints made from digital files are not considered preservation quality and there are no standards for longevity regarding digital images. However, there are ways of creating long-lasting prints by understanding the materials employed and…