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

Storage Boxes for 3-D Objects (Philadelphia, PA)

  • 9AM – 3:30PM
In this hands-on workshop, participants will learn the general parameters for three dimensional object storage and care. Examples of storage boxes—good, better, and best--will be shared. Along with discussions about suitable housing supplies and a review of the decision-making…

Giving Voice: Interpreting & Preserving Oral Histories (Denver, CO)

  • 10:30AM – 5PM
After countless advances in audiovisual technology during the 20th century, libraries, archives, museums, and historical societies, families, and individuals set out to capture the stories of the past through recordings. This oral history material was preserved using magnetic recording…

The Next Chapter: Rare Books in Modern Times (Chicago, IL)

  • 9AM
  • 4:30PM
Presented by: Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts Hosted and Co-Sponsored by: Newberry Library About the Program: Millions of books are contained in 21st-century libraries, museums, archives, and special collections. Those defined as rare may be historically significant,…