Storage Solutions

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With the vast majority of our nation’s cultural heritage in storage, how art and artifacts are housed is one of the most important factors for their long-term preservation. Upgrading storage conditions certainly isn’t rocket science, but it does take time and resources. Small and incremental steps, though, can make striking improvements to the way we store our collections. This hour-long webinar focused on storeroom and storage mount solutions that can be reasonably constructed by museum personnel and introduced online resources that can help.

 Featured Resources:

Additional Resources from the Webinar:

Recorded: Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Duration: Approximately 69 minutes

Presenter: Rachael Perkins Arenstein, A.M. Art Conservation, LLC, Conservation Treatment, Preservation Consulting & Collection Management

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Image: From the University of Connecticut’s Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and originally published in the Heritage Health Index 2004. 

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  1. STASH: A New Tool for Collections Management | collectionsconversations - August 26, 2014

    […] The hands-on training and opportunities for networking and discussion that C2C offers in regional workshops are important collections care resources, but more and more collections professionals look to the internet for answers. Our team also strives to act as guides for our NC cultural heritage community in navigating the vast tangle of resources available online. In this vein, we urge you to check out a new website http://stashc.com/. Weeks ago the Connecting to Collections online community hosted a free webinar in which Conservator Rachel Perkins Arenstein introduced this new resource and highlighted some of the storage solutions she considers to be the most practical. You can view the archived version here. […]

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