Recorded: Thursday, December 8, 2016
Risks to Collections Archives: Light, Infrared & Ultraviolet
On Wednesday, October 10 at 2:00 pm (Eastern), Stefan Michalski, a Senior Conservation Scientist with the Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI), gave a tour of CCI’s Light Damage Calculator. The Calculator provides an estimate of the fading that might occur to the color of various objects when exposed to different amounts of light. The user may […]
Have you been considering using LED (light emitting diode) bulbs for your exhibits? This rapidly-developing class of environmentally friendly lighting fixtures has generated quite a buzz. The staff at the Shelburne Museum in Shelburne, Vermont, has been researching and using LED bulbs in some of its galleries for about eight years. Recorded: Thursday, March 29, […]
Temperature and humidity have a powerful impact on the condition of the collections in your care. Being aware of the environment in the areas that house your collections is essential to ensuring their long-term health. Dataloggers are battery powered devices equipped with sensors and a microprocessor to monitor and record data such as temperature, relative […]
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.