When Water Emergencies Strike Your Collections: Response Training & Workshop
Monday July 9, 2012 ♦ 9 am to 3:30 pm CST ♦ Cost: $0
ICPN is pleased to offer this free one-day workshop at the Freeport Art Museum in Freeport. Lunch is included. The workshop is designed to give an introduction to preparing for and responding to water emergencies in museum and library collections. Development of a disaster plan will be discussed, and salvage techniques will be demonstrated. Book, paper and object conservators will present hands on demonstrations, and attendees will participate in a mini-salvage exercise.
To join the ICPN, email Bronwyn Eves, Project Manager. Network membership is free and allows you to participate in member events such as Webinars on preservation topics and burn recovery workshops hosted by the University of Illinois Fire Service Institute. Other member benefits include borrowing environmental assessment kits to monitor temperature and humidity in collections areas and scholarships for courses at the Campbell Center for Historic Preservation Studies in Mt. Carroll.