November 9, 2020
Collection Activities Archives: Public Outreach
Recorded: August 5, 2020
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Routine maintenance of historic structures not so routine Source: Daily Press, Newport News, Virginia Article about routine maintenance at Colonial Williamsburg.
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.
Data Arts Source: Subscription data service to gather insight and share data to strengthen the case for arts and culture.
Online Exchange Program Connecting to Collections: Continuing Conversation Exchange Source: Texas State Library and Archives: Webinars and handouts for collaborations on Connecting to Collections Statewide Planning/Implementation Grants
California Preservation Program: Collections Stewardship Toolkit Source: Resource compiled by the California Connecting to Collections (C3) Project – a C2C implementation grant