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Workshops on collections care

From: Josephine Ihrke <jihrke>
Date: Thursday, August 24, 2006
Focus on Collections Care Workshop Series
September 27-29, 2006

The three-day Focus on Collections Care workshop series will be held
at the University of Oregon, Eugene, in the Erb Memorial Union
(EMU).  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.  Nine workshops will be offered during
this series to allow participants to select the workshop(s)
appropriate to their specific needs and experience level.
Participants may select up to three workshops (one per day).

Who Should Attend: The workshop series is directed towards persons
involved in collections care management, institutional development
and policy making, and exhibition development and installations.
Students in degree-related programs are also encouraged to attend.

Participants from qualifying institutions may apply for stipend

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

    Josephine Ihrke
    Field Service Project Manager
    The Balboa Art Conservation Center
    wrfso [at] bacc__org

or see <URL:> for the complete workshop schedule,
registration, stipend information, and purchase order or invoice
requests. Registration deadline is September 15, 2006.

Workshop Titles: (Participants may choose one workshop per day.)

Day one:

    1.  Handling and Housekeeping for Collections

    2.  Emergency Preparedness and Response

    3.  Care of Collections- Photographic Materials.

Day two:

    1.  Collection Care Planning and Fundraising for Implementation

    2.  Making Material Choices for Storage and Exhibit Materials

    3.  Care of Collections-Paintings and Painted Surfaces

Day three:

    1. Surveying and Assessing Collection Care Needs

    2.  Practical Strategies and New Tools for Evaluating the Museum

    3.  Care of Collections-Paper-Based Materials

                  Conservation DistList Instance 20:10
                  Distributed: Sunday, August 27, 2006
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Received on Thursday, 24 August, 2006

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