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Care of Natural History Collections-Register NOW!

January 13, 2013

Presented by the Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts

This workshop will provide an overview of the care and management of natural history collections from a preventive conservation perspective. Topics will include the history of natural history collections and specimen preparation, documentation systems, storage environments, support materials, collection storage arrays, and health and safety issues.

Speaker: John Simmons, President, Museologica

Location: The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
The Ewell Sale Stewart Library and Archives
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103

When: Wednesday, February 12, 2013
9:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Registration Fee: $60.00

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, January 30, 2013

For more information and to register visit http://www.cvent.com/d/scqc3k.

Questions? Contact Preservation Services at 215-545-0613 or email us at pso@ccaha.org.

Support for this program was generously provided in part by the Philadelphia Cultural Fund, the Independence Foundation, and the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts.


The Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts (CCAHA) is the country's largest nonprofit conservation facility serving cultural, research and educational institutions, as well as individuals and private organizations. CCAHA's mission is to provide expertise and leadership in the preservation of the world's cultural heritage. CCAHA specializes in the treatment of works of art on paper, such as drawings, prints, maps, posters, historic wallpaper, photographs, rare books, scrapbooks, and manuscripts, along with related materials like parchment and papyrus. CCAHA also offers digital imaging services, on-site consultations, educational programs, fellowships, and emergency conservation services.

For information on additional educational opportunities, visit www.ccaha.org or find us on Facebook.