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

Digital Directions: Fundamentals of Creating and Managing Digital Collections (Raleigh, NC)

  • 9AM
  • 5PM
Presented By: NEDCC Description: Guided by a faculty of national experts, join colleagues from institutions large and small for 2 1/2 days of instruction on best practices and practical strategies for the creation, curation, and use of digital collections.…

Preservation of Photographic Materials

  • 10AM
  • 12PM
Presented By: LYRASIS Description: Photographic materials present significant preservation concerns in cultural heritage collections. They are often heavily used and are fragile and susceptible to damage due to improper handling and storage conditions. Visual examples of photographic processes and…

Introduction to Digital Audio (Online)

  • 10AM
  • 12PM
Presented By: LYRASIS Description: This class taught in two, two-hour sessions over the course of two days will enable students to create an outline of a digital project management plan for audio collections and understand the resources available next…