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

Identification and Preservation of Prints (Bryn Mawr, PA)

  • 9:30AM – 3:30PM
Presented by: CCAHA Prints of various time periods, from fine art to more common ephemera, are often prevalent in collections. The preservation of prints must consider the intricacies of media, the qualities of paper supports, and the interaction between…

Promotion and Outreach for Preservation (Online)

  • 4PM – 6PM
Presented By: LYRASIS Description: Are you looking for ways to start new projects? Do you need support for better care of your collections? Why not take something you are already doing or (would like to do) and use it…

Security in and with Collections in Libraries, Archives and Museums (Online)

  • 2PM – 4PM
Presented By: LYRASIS Description: Security is an important part of collections management. But many libraries, archives, and museums do not give it enough attention because theft and vandalism don’t happen, only to other institutions. Even when an agency has…