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Subject: Subsidized preservation assessment

Subsidized preservation assessment

From: Sandra Williamson <sandra>
Date: Monday, October 30, 2006
The Intermuseum Conservation Association is pleased to announce its
new Subsidized Preservation Assessment Program.  The purpose of the
program is to help cultural institutions obtain assistance in
identifying their preservation needs at a fully subsidized cost. A
major goal of the program is to assist cultural heritage
repositories improve their preservation practices.  The information
gained by the assessments can also help institutions raise funds or
apply for grants to meet their preservation needs. The programs are
available at no cost to any non-profit cultural institution that can
demonstrate a commitment to collection care.

ICA will offer two types of assessments. The Preservation Planning
Assessment is geared towards institutions with little preservation
experience. A conservator will meet with the selected institution
and provide suggestions for improvements in collections care and
future preservation planning.  The Collection-based Survey will
focus on a group of artifacts within the selected institution. Items
will be assessed and treatment recommendations and estimates will be

Applications are due January 15, 2007, and one institution will be
chosen from each category.  Preference will be given to those
applicants in Ohio and its adjoining states.  The surveys will take
place in spring of 2007.  For further information and application
forms see


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Questions can be answered by

    Samara McCullough
    smccullough [at] ica-artconservation__org

Sandra Williamson
Office Manager
Intermuseum Conservation Association
2915 Detroit Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44113
Fax: 216-658-8709

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