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[ARSCLIST] CCAHA's Collections Storage Program, Philadelphia, PA, September 2008 - Save the Date!

CCAHA's Collections Storage Program, Philadelphia, PA, September 2008 -
Save the Date!


A Space Odyssey: Storage Strategies for Cultural Collections 

presented by the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts


September 23 & 24, 2008

Philadelphia, PA


This comprehensive 2-day program is intended for archives, museum and
library collections, and will cover:

Planning for Storage Projects

*        Deconstructing Collections Storage: The Essentials

*        Allocating Resources and Funding for Collections Storage

*        Case Study on Funding, Planning and Building New Collections
Storage at the Litchfield Historical Society

*        Break-out Sessions

*         Space Planning:  Getting the Most Out of Your Storage Spaces

*         Off-site Storage: Factors in Selection

*         Moving Collections:  Preparing and Transporting Artifacts  

*         Open Storage:  Benefits and Considerations


Environmental Control and Implementation

*        Storage Environments: The Big Picture

*        Sustaining Optimal Storage Environments

*        Break-out Sessions

*         Cold Storage: Is it Feasible for Your Collections?

*         Storage Furniture: Factors in Selection

*         Understanding HVAC Systems

*         Instituting an Environmental Monitoring Program

*         Funding and Budgeting for Collections Storage Projects

*         Regulating Environments in Historic Structures


Speakers include: 

Georgina Bath, Coordinator, Luce Foundation Center for American Art,
Smithsonian American Art Museum

Walt Crimm, Vice President Cultural Practice Group, EwingCole Architects

Cathy Fields, Executive Director; and Julie Frey, Curator of
Collections, Litchfield Historical Society

Kristen Froehlich, Director of the Collection, Atwater Kent Museum of

Michael Henry, Watson & Henry Associates

Peter Herzog, Herzog/Wheeler Associates 

Emily Kaplan, Conservator, Smithsonian National Museum of the American

James Reilly, Director, Image Permanence Institute, Rochester Institute
of Technology 

Barbara Lemmen, Photograph Conservator, Lee Price, Director of
Development, and Glen Ruzicka, Director of Conservation, CCAHA


Cosponsored and hosted by the Union League of Philadelphia. 


The fee for this two-day program is $225 for CCAHA members and $250 for
non-members.  This program is partially subsidized by the National
Endowment for the Humanities, the Claneil Foundation and the
Independence Foundation.


Registration begins in May 2008.  For more information, visit
www.ccaha.org <http://www.ccaha.org/> , call 215-545-0613 or email
pso@xxxxxxxxx .



Kim Andrews

Preservation Services Officer

CONSERVATION CENTER for Art and Historic Artifacts

264 S. 23rd Street 

Philadelphia, PA  19103

215-545-0613 (phone)

215-735-9313 (fax)

kandrews@xxxxxxxxx <mailto:kandrews@xxxxxxxxx> 



Are you a member institution of the Conservation Center?  Click here
<http://www.ccaha.org/member.php>  to become a member and take advantage
of our great member benefits!


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