Collection Activities Archives: Public Outreach

NPS Museum Handbook, Part III: Museum Collection Use

NPS Museum Handbook, Part III: Museum Collection Use Source: National Park Service The National Park Service Handbook, Part Three deals provides guidance on, and addresses issues of access to, and use of museum collections. The Handbook provides guidance on how to evaluate and document museum collections use; legal issues, publications; 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional reproductions; other […]

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NEDCC Conservation Demystified

NEDCC Conservation Demystified NEDCC Conservation? Treatment? Restoration? Whether you have torn photographs or scrapbooks that are falling to pieces, planning a conservation project is a multi-step process that may initially seem daunting. This webinar will introduce the language and standards of conservation, review sources for finding conservators, and suggest guidelines for conservation projects. If you […]

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First Aid to Cultural Heritage

First Aid to Cultural Heritage Source: ICROM, the Prince Claus Fund, and the Smithsonian Institution When disasters strike, local communities are the first to try and safeguard their cultural heritage, however their ability to intervene is often greatly reduced during complex and multi-faceted humanitarian crises. At the same time, first responders may not always be […]

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Treatment of Flood-Damaged Older and Historic Buildings

Treatment of Flood-Damaged Older and Historic Buildings Source: National Trust for Historic Preservation In recent years, many older and historic buildings have been affected by the heavy rains and flooding that occurred during hurricanes and tropical storms. The purpose of this booklet is to help building owners minimize structural and cosmetic flood damage.

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Data Arts

Data Arts Source: Subscription data service to gather insight and share data to strengthen the case for arts and culture.

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