Susan-1 started the topic Tips on Writing a NEH Preservation Assistance Grant in the forum Connecting to Collections Care Forum 1 week, 3 days ago
Free Webinar Recording Now Available:
Tips on Writing Your NEH Preservation Assistance Grant
Access the Free Webinar HERE from New England Document Conservation Center
Preservation Assistance Grants (PAG) from the National Endowment for the Humanities help small and mid-sized institutions—such as libraries, museums, historical societies, a…[Read more]
Susan-1 started the topic Making the Case for Your Museum : Free webinar on Advocacy in the forum Connecting to Collections Care Forum 2 weeks ago
Local History Webinar Opportunities
No need to travel, log on from your home computer!
Presented free of charge by the
Wisconsin Historical Society Field Services – Local History Program
All Local History Webinars start at 10:30 am and conclude by 12:00 pm.
Webinars will be recorded and available for viewing afterwards.
Wednesday, March 7,…[Read more]
ALso check out our last webinar: Storage Environments: The Big Picture, https://www.connectingtocollections.org/storage-environments/
That should be helpful.
Check out our webinar, Hibernation – Not Just for Bears: Putting your house museum “to bed” for the season https://www.connectingtocollections.org/hibernation-not-just-for-bears-putting-your-house-museum-to-bed-for-the-season/
It should help you with this problem.
Google “Software to find duplicate photographs” and there are many listings for both PC and MAC. There are a few free tools and some that have a fairly modest cost. I would check reviews and see what other report on their effeciency and ease of use.
Good luck and let us know here what you find.
Susan-1 started the topic Northeast Ohio Alliance for Response – Presentation on Emergency Preparedness in the forum Connecting to Collections Care Forum 5 months ago
“Hurricanes, Earthquakes, and Active Shooter Situations – Arts and Cultural Community Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Recovery”
Posted on: October 13th, 2017 by Jessica Unger | AFR, Ohio
Northeast Ohio Alliance for Response presents:
“Hurricanes, Earthquakes, and Active Shooter Situations – Arts and Cultural Community Emergency Preparedn…[Read more]
The Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (FAIC) is excited to announce that applications will open for the 2018 Collections Assessment for Preservation (CAP) program on November 1st 2017, with a deadline of February 1, 2018.
The CAP program is open to small and medium-sized museums, zoos,…[Read more]
Hurricane Relief Mini-Grants Now Available: Institutions in Texas, Louisiana, Georgia, South Carolina and Florida are now able to apply for a mini-grant through the AASLH Hurricane Cultural Relief Fund. Grants are available in amounts up to $800 and are to be used to allow institutions to purchase needed supplies for disaster recovery. Applicants…[Read more]
I am at the Western Association of Art Conservators Annual Meeting in Salt Lake City this week and brought up your query about laminated documents. The suggestion was made that you try very low heat to see if you and get the lamination material to relax. Try using a heating pad on its lowest setting to make a gentle heat. You don’t…[Read more]
Susan-1 started the topic Free webinars: Responding to Hurricane Harvey, Advocacy in Action, and Grants an in the forum Connecting to Collections Care Forum 6 months ago
You don’t have to be in Texas to participate in these webinars. They are open and free to all! For more information or to register: http://www.thc.texas.gov/museum-services
Responding to Hurricane Harvey
Date: October 5
Time: 10-11 a.m. (CST)
Presenter: Rebecca Elder, Rebecca Elder Cultural Heritage Preservation and Lori Foley, Heritage Emergency…[Read more]
NEH has announced that they now have available Emergency Grants for Hurricane Relief https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USNEH/bulletins/1b59e85 for those who have been affected by wither Harvey or Irma. We are watching the reports on Irma and hope for the best for our colleagues in the Southeast.
This is information from Heritage Emergency National Task Force
As Irma hurtles toward Florida, it’s important that all individuals and cultural institutions prepare now:
Was your institution affected by Hurricane Harvey? Are you curious about resources available to the museum community after a major disaster? Join Rebecca Elder of the National Heritage Responders and Lori Foley of the Heritage Emergency National Task Force for a discussion of emergency response. We’ll allow plenty of time to discuss your q…[Read more]
P.S. I left out one webinar:
The following are past C2C and C2C Care webinars concerned with disaster recovery. These available in our archivesto watch anytime:
Hurricane Sandy Collections Recovery (November 20, 2012)
From the National Heritage Responders:
According to the National Hurricane Center, tropical storm Harvey’s remnant is forecast to regain tropical cyclone strength in the next day or two. Once Harvey starts affecting the Texas coast, up to ten inches of rain will be possible over the next week. The system is expected to bring prolonged periods of…[Read more]
Also, check our webinar, Oversized, Overwhelmed? Caring for Maps and Architectural Drawings in Your Collection https://www.connectingtocollections.org/oversize-overwhelmed/ You’ll find good advice there about flattening rolled paper documents.
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