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Subject: Workshop on collections care

Workshop on collections care

From: Josephine Ihrke <jihrke>
Date: Friday, May 12, 2006
Focus on Collections Care Workshop Series
June 7-9, 2006

The three-day Focus on Collections Care workshop series will be held
in Balboa Park, San Diego, California.  This series is presented by
San Diego-based Balboa Art Conservation Center (BACC) and is
designed to provide an intensive training experience with a
programmatic approach.  The series curriculum focuses on care of
collections, policies and procedures and planning and management.
Participants may select one workshop per day from the following:

Day 1:
    *   Care of Collections--Photographic Materials
    *   Surveying and Assessing Collection Needs
    *   Handling and Housekeeping for Collections.

Day 2: *Care of Collections--Paintings and Painted Surfaces
    *   Collection Care Planning and Fundraising for Implementation
    *   Making Material Choices for Storage and Exhibit Materials

Day 3:
    *   Care of Collections--Paper-Based Materials
    *   Emergency Preparedness and Response

Persons involved in collections care management, institutional
development and policy making, exhibition development and
installation, and students in degree-related programs are encouraged
to attend.  Each workshop will take place from 9am to 4pm.
Participants from qualifying institutions may apply for stipend
assistance.  Focus on Collections Care is made possible by a grant
from the National Endowment for the Humanities, a federal agency.
Additional support was provided by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Please contact the Balboa Art Conservation Center at 619-236-9702,
or email us at wrfso [at] bacc__org, or visit <URL:> for
complete workshop descriptions and registration and stipend

Registration deadline is May 31, 2006.

                  Conservation DistList Instance 19:56
                   Distributed: Friday, May 19, 2006
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Received on Friday, 12 May, 2006

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