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Workshops on collections care

From: Kimberly Magyar <pso<-at->
Date: Wednesday, January 2, 2013
CCAHA's 2013 Collections Care Training Programs

The Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts (CCAHA) is
offering a series of programs to provide training in a variety of
collections care activities that are the cornerstone of a
preservation program for cultural collections. The Collections Care
Training programs are for staff who are involved in collections care
activities or have responsibility for cultural collections, such as
librarians, archivists, curators, collections managers, stewards of
historic house museums, and records managers.

    February 12, 2013
    Care of Natural History Collections
    Location:  The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
    Speaker:  John Simmons, President, Museologica
    Fee:  $60

    March 20, 2013
    Constructing Basic Storage Enclosures for Paper Collections
    Location:  Cliveden
    Speakers:  Anna Yates Krain, Senior Conservation Assistant, CCAHA
    Fee:  $50 (includes materials)

    May 16, 2013
    Book Cradles for Reading Rooms and Exhibitions
    Location:  The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
    Speaker:  Renee Wolcott, Book Conservator, CCAHA
    Fee:  $50 (includes materials)

    July 25, 2013
    Identification and Preservation of Prints
    Location:  The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    Speaker:  Corine Norman McHugh, Paper Conservator, CCAHA
    Fee: $60

    October 16, 2013
    Preserving Your Photographic Collections
    Location:  Bryn Mawr College Special Collections
    Speakers:  Rachel Wetzel, Photograph Conservator, CCAHA
    Fee: $60

More information about each program is available at


Support for these programs was generously provided in part by the
Philadelphia Cultural Fund, the Independence Foundation, and the
Pennsylvania Council on the Arts.

CCAHA is the largest nonprofit conservation laboratory in the United
States, serving other nonprofit cultural, educational, and research
institutions, as well as private individuals and organizations.
Founded in 1977, CCAHA specializes in the treatment of works of art
and historic artifacts on paper, photographs, and books, as well as
works on parchment and papyrus, and provides state-of-the-art
digital imaging services. CCAHA's conservation and preservation
services staff develop and present educational programs; conduct
preservation assessments; provide assistance with preservation
planning; and develop emergency preparedness plans. Additionally,
CCAHA's development department provides fundraising and grant
writing support to nonprofit institutions seeking assistance for
preservation and conservation projects. For more information about
CCAHA and all of our educational programs, visit


Kimberly Magyar
Preservation Services Assistant
264 S. 23rd street
Philadelphia, PA  19103
Fax: 215-735-9313

                  Conservation DistList Instance 26:32
                 Distributed: Saturday, January 5, 2013
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Received on Wednesday, 2 January, 2013

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