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Conference on storage

From: Kim Andrews <kandrews<-a>
Date: Tuesday, June 10, 2008
Collections Storage Conference, September 2008

A Space Odyssey: Storage Strategies for Cultural Collections
presented by the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts
Philadelphia, PA
September 23-24, 2008

This comprehensive 2-day conference is intended for museums,
libraries and archives of all sizes.

September 23, 2008
Planning for Storage Projects

  Morning Plenary Sessions

    Deconstructing Museum Storage: The Essentials

    Allocating Resources and Funding for Collections Storage

    Funding, Planning and Building New Collections Storage at the
    Litchfield Historical Society: A Case Study

  Afternoon Concurrent Sessions A
    Space Planning:  Maximizing Your Storage Spaces
    Off-site Storage: Factors in Selection

  Afternoon Concurrent Sessions B
    Moving Collections:  The Process
    Open Storage:  Development and Public Relations

September 24, 2008
Environmental Control and Implementation

  Morning Plenary Sessions
    Storage Environments: The Big Picture
    Sustaining Optimal Storage Environments

  Afternoon Concurrent Sessions C
    Cold Storage: Is it Feasible for Your Collections?
    Regulating Environments in Historic Structures
    Understanding HVAC Systems

  Afternoon Concurrent Sessions D
    Storage Furniture: Factors in Selection
    Instituting an Environmental Monitoring Program
    Funding and Budgeting for Collections Storage Projects

Speakers include:

    Georgina Bath
    Interpretive Programs Manager, Luce Foundation Center for
    American Art, Smithsonian American Art Museum

    Walt Crimm
    Vice President, Cultural Practice Group, EwingCole Architects

    Catherine Fields
    Executive Director, and Julie Frey, Curator of Collections,
    Litchfield Historical Society

    Kristen Froehlich
    Director of the Collection, Atwater Kent Museum of Philadelphia

    Gail Harrity
    Chief Operating Officer, Philadelphia Museum of Art

    Michael Henry
    Principal Engineer/Architect, Watson and Henry Associates

    Peter Herzog
    Principal, Herzog/Wheeler Associates

    Emily Kaplan
    Conservator, Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian

    Barbara Lemmen
    Senior Photograph Conservator, Conservation Center for Art and
    Historic Artifacts (CCAHA)

    Lee Price
    Director of Development, Conservation Center for Art and
    Historic Artifacts (CCAHA)

    James Reilly
    Director, Image Permanence Institute, Rochester Institute of

    Glen Ruzicka
    Director of Conservation, Conservation Center for Art and
    Historic Artifacts (CCAHA)

The fee for this two-day conference is $225 for CCAHA members and
$250 for non-members. Special Offer:  When registering more than one
individual from the same institution, each additional registrant
will receive a $25.00 discount.

This conference is cosponsored and hosted by the Abraham Lincoln
Foundation of the Union League of Philadelphia. Major funding for
this program was provided by the National Endowment for the
Humanities, the Claneil Foundation and the Independence Foundation.

Register now:  download a registration form from


Any questions? See <URL:>, call 215-545-0613 or
email pso<-a t->ccaha< . >org.

Kim Andrews
Preservation Services Officer
Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts
264 S. 23rd Street
Philadelphia PA 19103
Fax: 215-735-9313

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Received on Tuesday, 10 June, 2008

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