This webinar concerned the moving of collections into temporary or new storage, or re-configuring existing storage. Covered topics included estimating time and staff to pack and move items, ordering supplies, arranging transportation, packing properly, and even featuring this behind-the-scenes work in public outreach and education. Recorded: Wednesday, February 8, 2012 Duration: Approximately 60 minutes Guest […]
Collection Activities Archives: Collections Management
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.
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.
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 […]
Something “bugging” you? Carol DiSalvo, Integrated Pest Management Coordinator at the National Park Service and Barbara Cumberland, Conservator, at National Park Service’s Harpers Ferry Center gave answers to your questions!
Kristen Laise, who organized selection of the Bookshelf texts and prepared the User’s Guide, leads participants through means to find the information they need in the Bookshelf and its companion Guide to Online Resources.