CCAHA Announces its 2014 Collections Care Training Series

The Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts (CCAHA) is pleased to announce that registration is now open for 2014’s Collections Care Training Series! 

Collections Care Training programs are for staff who are involved in collections care activities or have responsibility for cultural collections, such as librarians, archivists, curators, collections managers, stewards of historic house museums, and records managers.

Legal Issues in Collections Management: What Can Go Wrong?
Date: February 13, 2014

Location: Cliveden
Speakers: Lawrence H. Berger, Secretary and General Counsel, Philadelphia Museum of Art; Craig R. Blackman, Stradley Ronan Stevens & Young, LLP; Morgen Cheshire, Legal Counsel for Nonprofit Organizations, Cheshire Law Group; Sara Geelan, General Counsel and Assistant Secretary, The Barnes Foundation; Dina Leytes, Griesing Law, LLC

Fee: $60

Time: 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

 

Creative Social Media for Collecting Institutions
Date: April 16, 2014

Location: The Rosenbach of the Free Library of Philadelphia Foundation
Speaker: Lee Price, Director of Development, CCAHA
Fee: $35

Time: 9:00 a.m. – noon or 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (choose a session when registering)


Integrated Pest Management for Cultural Institutions
Date: May 13, 2014

Location: The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
Speakers: John Simmons, President, Museologica
Fee: $60

Time: 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Constructing Tuxedo Boxes for Your Book Collection
Date: June 3, 2014

Location: The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
Speaker: Renée Wolcott, Book Conservator, CCAHA
Fee: $50 (includes materials)

Time: 9:00 a.m. – noon or 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (choose a session when registering)

Preservation of Textiles
Date: September 10, 2014

Location: Philadelphia Museum of Art
Speaker: Sarah Reiter, Textile Conservator, Philadelphia Museum of Art; Bernice Morris, Assistant Conservator of Costume and Textiles, Philadelphia Museum of Art

Fee: $60

Time: 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Exhibitions for Cultural Collections
Date: October 7, 2014

Location: Philadelphia History Museum at the Atwater Kent
Speakers: John Simmons, President, Museologica; Julianne Snider, Assistant Director, Earth and Mineral Sciences Museum and Art Gallery, Penn State University

Fee: $60

Time: 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Major funding for this program was generously provided by the William Penn Foundation, with additional support from The Pew Charitable Trusts, the Philadelphia Cultural Fund, the Independence Foundation, and the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts.

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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