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

Protecting Collections: Disaster Prevention, Planning, and Response (Part II, Harrisburg, PA)

  • 9:30AM – 4:30PM
Presented By:Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts Description: One of the most important steps any cultural institution can take to safeguard its collections is to be prepared in the event of an emergency or disaster. This two-part program…

Caring for Motion Picture Collections (Online)

  • 2PM – 4PM
Presented By: NEDCC Description: This webinar will introduce the fundamental concepts of film preservation, with a focus on identification, storage, and care of moving image materials. The history of film, its physical characteristics, and preservation reformatting will be addressed.…

Promotion and Outreach for Preservation (Online)

  • 2PM – 4PM
Presented By: LYRASIS Description: Topics covered include how preservation outreach can work for your institution, types of outreach activities that will highlight collections care needs, and how to get started turning outreach activities into money and money-saving activities. The…