RAP

REGIONAL
ALLIANCE for
PRESERVATION

The Regional Alliance for Preservation provides information and resources on preservation and conservation for cultural institutions and the public throughout the United States.

    • ICA Senior Paintings Conservator Andrea Chevalier cleans a frame
    • ICA Senior Paintings Conservator Andrea Chevalier cleans a frame

    • NEDCC conservator treating historic document
    • NEDCC conservator treating historic document

    • Peebles Island Resource Center Textile Conservator Sarah Stevens working on a wool flag
    • Peebles Island Resource Center Textile Conservator Sarah Stevens working on a wool flag

    • Inpainting carte-de-visite portraits from the Civil War at CCAHA
    • Inpainting carte-de-visite portraits from the Civil War at CCAHA

    • Handling frozen photographs at WESTPAS
    • Handling frozen photographs at WESTPAS

    • An objects conservator at work at the Midwest Art Conservation Center
    • An objects conservator at work at the Midwest Art Conservation Center

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  • The Mid-Atlantic Resource Guide for Disaster Preparedness assists institutions in the preparation of emergency telephone lists and in the selection of emergency supplies.....

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UPCOMING EVENTS & PROGRAMS

RAP MEMBERS

Creating Long-Lasting Digital Prints (Online)

  • 2PM – 4PM
Presented By: NEDCC Description: Color prints made from digital files are not considered preservation quality and there are no standards for longevity regarding digital images. However, there are ways of creating long-lasting prints by understanding the materials employed and…

Introduction to Digital Imaging (Online)

  • 12:30PM – 1:30PM
Presented By: NEDCC Description: Digitizing photographs and manuscripts can support long term access to archival collections, as well as create new challenges for institutions. This webinar provides an introduction to the terminology and concepts in digital photography that impact…

Emergency Preparedness (Online)

  • 2PM – 4PM
Presented By: NEDCC Description: Having an updated disaster plan is a foundational part of effective collections care. This webinar introduces the central elements of emergency management: assessment and mitigation of risks, preparedness, response, and recovery. Practical steps for drafting…