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Oct 2015

Congratulations to AAMD: a new initiative to safeguard heritage

In consideration of the scale of destruction of cultural property in recent times the Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD) has recently published protocols for Safe Havens for Works of Cultural Significance from Countries in Crisis. These provide a guide to help cultural institutions safeguard irreplaceable artworks and archaeological treasures from damage, destruction, and looting during violent conflicts and other crises. They provide for safe…

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Mar 2014

Protect Your Collection from Adverse Environmental Conditions – Sustainably!

Are you a small institution with a mixed collection? Do you want to better understand temperature and humidity requirements for your collection? Are you committed to a sustainable future? Protect Heritage is pleased to announce the launch of a new service! Environment impacts every aspect of collection preservation. Without an organized understanding of your collection’s environmental requirements, you may be spending unnecessary energy and resources, or…

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Jan 2014

Do Museum-Hosted Events Risk the Safety of Collections?

As with many questions of heritage preservation, the answer is both ‘yes’ and ‘no.’ Events hosted by the museum can certainly represent a risk to collection safety. Museum professionals easily imagine and often (sadly) remember incidents related to fire, theft, physical damage, pests, and so on. However, damage to collection is often less closely tied to events than more long-term risks resulting from reduced community…

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Oct 2010

The website for Lisbon 2011 is ready

Please visit our official website for the International Symposium and Workshop on Cultural Property Risk Analysis.