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AIC preconference--Corrigendum

From: Sarah Z. Rosenberg <sarahaic>
Date: Monday, April 1, 1996
In Conservation DistList Instance: 9:67, the announcement about the
AIC preconference was truncated. The complete message follows:

Preservation of Collections: Assessment, Evaluation, and Mitigation
Strategies.

This AIC workshop will precede the AIC Annual Meeting to be held at
the Norfolk Marriott Waterside in Norfolk, Virginia, June 10-11,
1996.

In order to preserve our collections, it is critical that all museum
professionals share the same understanding of collections care and
management.  Now that funding cuts are reducing the resources
available for the treatment of individual objects, cost-effective
solutions to preservation needs are essential to the long-term care
of the materials held in museums, libraries, and other repositories.
This workshop will present an interdisciplinary approach to
integrating collections care, management, and museum administrative
concerns, using the knowledge and technical information gained from
practical experience.  The workshop will incorporate talks,
interaction between speakers and the audience, and examples of
successful housing techniques, to offer a unique opportunity for an
active exchange of information among conservators and other museum
professionals about these vital issues.

Who Should Attend?  Conservators, Curators, Registrars, Collections
Managers, Collections Care Specialists, Archivists, Preservation
Librarians, Archaeologists, Historic Preservation Architects, Museum
Directors, HVAC Engineers, and Conservation Scientists.

The Program: Day 1

Preventive Conservation Planning for Large and Diverse
Collections-Robert Waller, Canadian Museum of Nature

Environmental Monitoring as a Diagnostic Tool-Ernest Conrad,
Landmark Facilities Group

Realistic Expectations and Usable Results from Environmental
Monitoring-Robert Herskovitz, Minnesota Historical Society

Monitoring Pollutants: Methods and Survey Goals-Cecily Grzywacz,
Getty Conservation Institute and Norman Tennent, University of
Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland

Environmental Guidelines: Defining Norms for Large and Varied
Collections-Stefan Michalski, Canadian Conservation Institute

IPI's Environmental Assessment Technology-James Reilly, Image
Permanence Institute

Evaluating Data and Setting Priorities-Meg Loew Craft, ACTS and Lisa
Mibach, The Conservation Associates

Long-term Implications of Building and Environmental Control
Options-U. Vincent Wilcox, Museum Support Center, Smithsonian
Institution

Environmental Control Options: Evaluating Macro, Micro, Active, and
Passive Methods-Arthur Beale, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Mitigating Gaseous Contamination with Building Systems-William Lull,
Garrison/Lull, Inc.

Mitigating the Effects of Internally-Generated Pollutants-Pamela
Hatchfield, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

The Program: Day 2

The second half-day will be a collaborative session in which
specialists from institutions throughout North America will present
examples of successful housings, collections moving and storage
techniques, tools and survey programs (including software).  A
selected list of topics includes: housing large industrial objects;
containerization and organization for moving entire museum, library,
and archival collections; adapting off-the-shelf storage containers;
new materials for constructing housings; an automated matting,
barcoding, and computerized tracking project; inexpensive storage
systems; storage systems in less-than-ideal environments; mass
housings for objects and archives; an overview of textiles housings.

The presenters have been specifically selected to represent
conservators and preparators from all traditional subdisciplines of
conservation (books and paper, natural science, objects, paintings,
photographs, textiles, and wooden artifacts). Among those presenting
are:

    Pam Barrios
    Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University

    Terry Birkett
    Detroit Institute of Art

    Dennis Blake
    Preservation Dept.,Stanford Univ. Lib.

    Linda Blaser
    Folger Shakespeare Library

    Scott Carroll
    Carnegie Museum of Natural History

    David Lee Colglazier
    Old Sturbridge Village

    Liz Dietrich
    National Museum of Natural History/MOVE

    Rachel Danzing & Irit Lev
    The Brooklyn Museum

    Nancy Davis
    Private Practice

    Cecily Grzywacz
    The Getty Conservation Institute

    Suzanne Hargrove
    The Saint Louis Art Museum

    John Hartmann
    Commonwealth Conservation Center

    Pam Hatchfield
    Boston Museum of Fine Arts

    F. Carey Howlett & Albert Skutans
    Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

    Patricia Ingram
    Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center

    Kennis Kirby
    Williamstown Art Conservation Center

    Jonathan Leader
    South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology

    Carolyn Leckie & Jude Southward
    Denver Museum of Natural History

    William Lull
    Garrison/Lull

    Nancy Lev
    Library of Congress

    Rob Waller
     Canadian Museum of Nature

    Susan Mathisen
    Hardy Holzman Pfeiffer Associates

    Nancy Odegaard/Matt Crawford
    Arizona State Museum

    Hugh Phibbs
    National Gallery of Art

    Charles Potter
    National Museum of Natural History

    Brent Powell
    Nelson Atkins Museum

    Marc Reeves
    New York Public Library

    Mervin Richard
    National Gallery of Art

    Mary Lynn Ritzenthaler
    National Archives

    Rustin Levinson Fine Art Conservation Associates, NYC
    Carl Schlichting
    Private Practice

    Nancy Schrock
    private practice

    Elizabeth Smith
    Joyner Library, East Carolina University

    Paul Storch
    Minnesota Historical Society

    Sarah Wagner
    National Archives

Organizing Committee:  Meg Craft, Art Conservation and Technical
Services; Catharine Hawks, Private Conservator; Jessica Johnson,
Texas Memorial Museum, University of Texas at Austin; Miranda
Martin, Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas at Austin; Lisa
Mibach, The Conservation Associates.

For registration materials or additional information, contact:
    AIC
    1717 K St., NW, Ste. 301
    Washington, DC 20006
    202-452-9545
    Fax: 202-452-9328
    jennaic [at] aol__com

Sarah Z. Rosenberg
Executive Director
AIC
1717 K St., NW, Ste. 301
Washington, DC 20006
202-452-9545
Fax: 202-452-9328

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