Series II

Sustainable Preservation Practices for Managing Storage Environments-Series II, was a two-year Education & Training project funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities that began August 2012. This project enabled collections care staff in cultural institutions to avoid risks to collections while they support sustainability efforts and pursue opportunities for energy cost reduction. Workshop venues included in this second series were: Denver Art Museum in Denver, CO, Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC, Vizcaya Museum in Miami, FL, and The Newberry in Chicago, IL.


Schedule from the first series of workshops and webinars:

Western Venue – August 15 & 16, 2012
Co-Sponsor: Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
Coordinator: Sarah E. Melching, Director of Conservation

Northeastern Venue – September 12 & 13, 2012
Co-Sponsor: Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, DC
Coordinator: Caroline Bedinger, Office of Special Events

Southeastern Venue – October 16 & 17, 2012
Co-Sponsor: Vizcaya Museum, Miami, FL
Coordinator: Remko Jansonius, Collections and Archives Manager

Midwestern Venue – November 14 & 15, 2012
Co-Sponsor: The Newberry, Chicago, IL
Coordinator: Lesa Dowd, Director of Conservation Services