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Subject: Workshops


From: Lori van Handel <lkvh>
Date: Monday, April 3, 2000
Preventive conservation workshops offered throughout New England and
New York State

The Williamstown Art Conservation Center's Office of Preservation
Outreach begins it's two-year NEA-funded workshop series this spring
with programs in Vermont, Western New York, Maine, New Hampshire and

Three Curricula will be offered during this year, including

"Preservation and Re-housing of Three-Dimensional Museum

    a curriculum which introduces preventive care of
    three-dimensional objects and an introduction of materials and
    criteria for designing custom-made storage containers

    Registration fee:  $35.00
        July 18 at the Middletown Springs Historical Society,
        Middletown Springs, Vermont
        November 6 at annual meeting of Maine Archives and Museums,
        Augusta, Maine
        November 8 at the Centre Culturel du Mont Carmel,
        Lille, Maine
        November 18 at annual meeting of Western New York
        Association of Historical Agencies, Batavia, New York
        Date and Location TBA in eastern Massachusetts or central

"Object Numbering:  Accession Labeling for Museum Objects
and Cultural Artifacts",

    a curriculum which introduces the methods, tools, and materials
    for safely applying collection accession labels to all types of
    cultural objects

    Registration fee:  $35.00
        May 10 at Hildene, Manchester, Vermont
        May 12 at the St. Albans Historical Society Museum, St.
        Albans, Vermont
        September 11 at the Bethel Historical Society, Bethel, Maine
        September 14 at location TBA in Washington County, Maine
        (Campobello, New Brunswick)
        October 20 at the Clark Art Institute, Williamstown,

"Identification and Preservation of Photographic Materials"

    which provides participants with introductory knowledge of
    photographic types and identification of physical and chemical
    deterioration as a means to create preservation strategies. The
    workshops focus on low-cost practices and solutions to
    preservation issues, and contain a hands-on component.
    Enrollment for the workshops will be limited in order to provide
    adequate supervision for the hands-on portions of the workshops.
    Each workshop participant will receive a notebook of reference
    materials including supplier lists and instructional
    information, product samples and tools.

    Registration fee:  $45.00
        June 16-17 at the Clark Art Institute, Williamstown,
        July 19 at the Centre Culturel du Mont Carmel, Lille, Maine
        October 21 at location TBA in western New York (Amherst)

In addition to the workshops listed above, Lori van Handel will be
offering a workshop on grant funding for conservation entitled
"Capitalize! on Conservation and Collections Care", April 26 at the
Exeter Historical Society, Exeter, NH

This workshop will introduce Fund-Raising Fundamentals:

    *   Making the case
    *   Planning and prioritizing
    *   Raising matching funds
    *   Facts about philanthropy
    *   Maintaining momentum and An overview of Funding Sources and
        Granting Agencies:
    *   Federal, state and local funding--resources and sample
    *   Private sector funding.

For more information on any of these programs please contact

    Lori van Handel
    wacc [at] clark__williams__edu

                  Conservation DistList Instance 13:50
                 Distributed: Wednesday, April 5, 2000
                       Message Id: cdl-13-50-011
Received on Monday, 3 April, 2000

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