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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UPCOMING EVENTS & PROGRAMS

RAP MEMBERS

Out of The Ordinary: Preserving Paper-Based Ephemera (Portland, OR)

  • 9AM – 5PM
Presented by: CCAHA This symposium will examine the myriad of challenges faced in preserving a wide variety of non-standard paper items produced in the 19th and 20th centuries, including paper dolls, greeting cards, posters, maps, blueprints, baseball cards, miniature…

Archives Preservation (Online)

  • 2PM
  • 4PM
Presented By: LYRASIS Description: Preservation is a fundamental component to any archival program. This class will provide students with a practical approach to preserving the manuscript collections and records housed in their repositories and can significantly benefit an institution,…

Digitization for Small Institutions (Online)

  • 2PM
  • 4PM
Presented By: LYRASIS Description: Participants will work with the instructor to answer a series of questions designed to help them start a digitization program. The class is based on a series of units: Getting Started; Digital Capture and Quality…