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

Disaster Recovery for Wet Collections: The First 24-48 Hours (Seattle, WA)

  • 9AM – 4PM
Presented By: Balboa Art conservation Center Disaster Response requires quick action and decisions, while recovery requires expertise and time. Both require preparation and staff training. Participants in this workshop will learn from conservators about safety precautions, response methods and…

Condition Reporting for Collections Managers (Seattle, WA)

  • 9AM – 4PM
Presented By: Balboa Art conservation Center This workshop introduces participants to condition reports, the equipment and tools needed, and approaches to examination. Materials, conditions and terminology for paintings, paper-based materials, photographs, and objects will be discussed, along with a…

Preservation: Policies, Plans and Procedures (Seattle, WA)

  • 9AM – 4PM
Presented By: Balboa Art conservation Center Collection policies, plans, and procedures will fulfill an institutional commitment to preservation, if established systematically and managed mindfully. Participants will learn the purpose, function, and components of a collection management policy. Collections management…