Upcoming programs of interest from the C2C Online Community

Heritage Preservation, along with the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH), is pleased to announce the schedule for the C2C Online Community’s next seven live chat events. Resources and further information on the following programs will appear in the Featured Resource section approximately a week before the event.  Don’t forget to mark your calendar for these upcoming chats:

  • Objects on the Move:  Packing and Transporting Collections – Wednesday, February 8 at 2:30 pm Eastern.  Join Wendy Jessup, conservator in private practice, and Tova Brandt, Curator of Exhibitions at the Danish Immigrant Museum to ask questions and learn tips and tricks for packing and transporting your collections.  Even if you are contemplating a move or just relocating objects within existing storage, this Webinar will be useful to you.
  • “Making the Most of the Storage You Have” – Thursday, Feburary 23 at 1:00 pm Eastern.  Featuring Laura Hortz Stanton, Director of Preservation Services at the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts (CCAHA) and Julia Clark, Curator of Collections, Abbe Museum
  • “Choosing the Datalogger That Is Right for You” – Tuesday, March 6 at 1:00 pm Eastern.  Rachael Arenstein, Partner, A.M. Art Conservation, Inc.
  • “Applying to NEH’s Preservation Assistance Grant” – Monday, March 12 at 1:00 pm Eastern.  Elizabeth Joffrion, Senior Program Officer, Division of Preservation and Access, National Endowment for the Humanitites (NEH)
  • “Introduction to LED Lighting” – Thursday, March 29 at 1:00 pm Eastern.  Richard L. Kerschner, Director of Preservation and Conservation and Nancie Ravenel, Object Conservator, both at the Shelburne Museum
  • “Outsourcing Digitization” – Wednesday, April 4 at 1:00 pm Eastern.  Robin Dale, Director of Digital & Preservation Services, LYRASIS
  • “MayDay! Create a Game Plan” – Wednesday, April 18 at 1:00 pm Eastern.  Lori Foley, Vice President for Emergency Programs, Heritage Preservation

We hope you can join us live to share your experiences and ask your questions directly of our experts (and win great door prizes!) Your participation is key to the success of these events. However, we do post recordings of each live chat event if you are unable to attend the sessions live. Those recordings can be found here.

Please feel free to forward this email to your colleagues who you think would benefit from joining our community!  We are over 900 members strong at this point.  This community has been built and is being moderated as a service to you.  please contact Elsa Huxley, Director of Communications
Heritage Preservation, ehuxley@heritagepreservation.org, ph:  202.233.0800 with suggestions or ideas.  Your advocacy and input is appreciated.

Hope to see you in the virtual meeting room soon!

Heritage Preservation is a national non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the cultural heritage of the United States. By identifying risks, developing innovative programs, and providing broad public access to expert advice, Heritage Preservation assists museums, libraries, archives, historic preservation and other organizations, as well as individuals, in caring for our endangered heritage.