Registration now open for the New Jersey Collections Care Network’s training programs!

The Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts (CCAHA) is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the New Jersey Collections Care Network’s first round of training programs!

The New Jersey State Library is leading a two-year initiative to address urgent collections care needs in New Jersey through educational programs and training.  Intended to reach collections care professionals and volunteers, these programs will encourage the use of best practices, support targeted fundraising and marketing, increase the use of existing resources, and accelerate the development of collaborative strategies.


Housing Solutions
Schedule: June 11 – Morris Museum, Morristown, NJ

June 18 – WheatonArts, Millville, NJ

June 20 – Monmouth County Library Headquarters, Manalapan, NJ
Speakers: Jessica Makin, Manager of Housing & Framing, CCAHA
Fee: $35 (includes materials)

 

Preserving Your Photographic Collections
Schedule: August 13 – Morris Museum, Morristown, NJ

August 20 – WheatonArts, Millville, NJ

August 22 – Monmouth County Library Headquarters, Manalapan, NJ
Speaker: Rachel Wetzel, Photograph Conservator, CCAHA
Fee: $25

Preservation Best Practices for Optimal Collections Care
Schedule: July 9 – Morris Museum, Morristown, NJ

July 11 – Monmouth County Library Headquarters, Manalapan, NJ

July 16 – WheatonArts, Millville, NJ

July 17 – Free Public Library of Hasbrouck Heights, Hasbrouck Heights, NJ
Speaker: Laura Hortz Stanton, Director of Preservation Services, CCAHA
Fee: $25

Additional project partners are the New Jersey State Archives, the Newark Museum, the New Jersey State Museum, the New Jersey Historical Commission, and Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.  Support for these programs was generously provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services

 

See http://www.ccaha.org/education/program-calendar for details.  If you have any questions, please call our Preservation Services department at (215) 545-0613, or e-mail pso@ccaha.org.


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