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Wednesday, May 28 • 9:30am - 3:30pm
(Workshop) Preservation Planning for Cultural Institutions LIMITED

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Effective stewardship does not simply happen - it must be thoughtfully planned. Every conservator should know how to develop and implement a preservation plan. An effective plan helps to optimize financial and staff resources and systematically approach preventive conservation issues and establish treatment priorities. Workshop participants will receive guidance to develop strategic, 3 to 5 year preservation plans for their collections or for institutions with which they consult. Through lecture, group activities, and discussion, workshop participants will learn about methods for assessing needs, the components of an effective plan, tools for prioritizing activities, how to establish realistic benchmarks, and how to advocate for preservation planning within their organization or with their clients. Participants will also be provided with templates for creating their own plans.

Instructor
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Dyani Feige

Director of Preservation Services, Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts
Dyani Feige works with libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural organizations to conduct needs and risk assessments, assist in disaster planning, and help develop policy and planning documents for collections. She also develops and presents education programs on preservation... Read More →
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Laura Hortz Stanton

Executive Director, Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts
Founded in 1977, the Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts (CCAHA) is a nonprofit conservation facility specializing in the treatment of works on paper, photographs, and books through conservation and digital imaging services. CCAHA's range of services includes educational... Read More →

Wednesday May 28, 2014 9:30am - 3:30pm PDT
Seacliff B