Does your institution’s collection include dolls? Click to view the recording of the December 2011 Live Chat event on caring for dolls of many different mediums and eras.
Anne Ennes, Textile Conservator, Museum Conservation Services at the National Park Service, Harpers Ferry Center recently joined us for a live Question and Answer session about flag rolling and storage.
Mary Fahey, Chief Conservator at the Henry Ford Museum, and Derek Moore, The Fred and Kay Crawford Curator of Transportation History at the Western Reserve Historical Society in Cleveland, Ohio recently joined us for a live Question and Answer session about the care and preservation of historic motorized vehicles.
Brigid Sullivan, Conservator at the Northeast Cultural Resources Center of the National Park Service, takes questions based on videos about cleaning and caring for the collections held in historic sites.
Neil Cockerline, author of this Technical Leaflet and Director of Preservation Services and Conservator, Midwest Art Conservation Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota recently joined us for a live Question and Answer session about items of concern in your collection.
Lori Foley and Dan Kochensparger give tips on how to work with emergency responders in your community. When disaster strikes your institution, emergency responders loom large and are in charge. Who are your emergency responders, and how do you convince them that cultural resources require special attention? Learn how to establish a relationship with your […]
Mary Ballard, Senior Textile Conservator at the Smithsonian’s Museum Conservation Institute, joined us online to answer to questions about the storage and handling of historic textiles and costumes.
Bronwyn Eve of Illinois Connecting to Collections asks: “The Illinois State Museum is hosting a tent at the Illinois State Fair. I’d like to have a display promoting preservation of collections. Anyone have any ideas for a hands-on project that they would recommend?“
Theresa A. Voellinger, paper and photograph conservator from the National Park Services’ Harpers Ferry Center was on hand to answer questions about the storage of photographic materials.
National Park Service’s Cold Storage: A Long-Term Preservation Strategy for Film-Based Photographic Materials Web site has video tutorials about the type of photographic materials that are appropriate for cold storage and instructions on how to package, store, monitor, and access them. A non-Flash version of the Web site is also available. Some of the topics […]