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Workshop on collections care

From: Melissa Sites <msites>
Date: Tuesday, June 22, 2004
Focus on Collections Care
California State University, Chico
September 22-24 2004

Presented by the Balboa Art Conservation Center, a nonprofit
organization serving museums and historical societies in the West.
Focus on Collections Care is made possible by a grant from the
National Endowment for the Humanities, a Federal Agency.

A workshop series designed for institutions with material-based
collections. Curriculum focus

    Planning and management
    Preventive strategies
    Emergency response and recovery

Program Structure:

    Nine full-day workshops--choose one per day
    Select workshops appropriate to your specific needs
    Attend for the full three days or less

Participant Benefits:

    *   Discover best practices for collections care

    *   Learn how to incorporate preservation into your
        institutional planning

    *   Gain a better understanding of preservation resources Build
        peer alliances

Who Should Attend:

    *   Staff involved in collections care activities, exhibit
        development or installation

    *   Individuals responsible for institutional management and
        stewardship of collections

    *   Students in degree-related programs

Workshop Topics: Insurance for Collections, Fundraising for
Conservation Projects, Toward a Conservation/Preservation
Plan--Surveying Collections, Integrated Pest Management, Protecting
Collections on Display and in Storage, Protective Enclosures for
Paper and Photographic Materials, Emergency Preparedness and
Response, Anoxic Environments and Pest Control, Soft Packing for
Storage and Transit

For more information, please visit <URL:> or

    Melissa Sites
    msites [at] bacc__org

Melissa Sites
Field Service Coordinator
Balboa Art Conservation Center (BACC)
PO Box 3755, San Diego, CA 92163
Fax: 619-236-0141

                  Conservation DistList Instance 18:3
                  Distributed: Thursday, June 24, 2004
                        Message Id: cdl-18-3-012
Received on Tuesday, 22 June, 2004

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