Caring for Collections During COVID-19 - OMA Webinar

Caring for Collections During COVID-19
Join OMA for our May 26 webinar, "Caring for Collections During COVID-19

Join OMA for our May 26 Webinar: Caring for Collections During COVID-19

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In this lively and accessible presentation, three ICA conservators will share information and resources on caring for cultural heritage collections during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Learn about the dos and definitely-do-nots of collection decontamination, get the most up-to-date professional guidelines and practical information from national collecting and preservation organizations about disinfecting museum spaces and establishing cleaning protocols, and hear about what issues of closure and reopening to take into consideration.

Attendees will learn the answers to the most frequently asked questions, and there will be plenty of time to ask your own questions.  A hand-out of resources will be available after the session, along with a session recording for those registered.

About the speakers:
Wendy Partridge has worked as a painting conservator at ICA Art Conservation since 2001.  She has a graduate degree in painting conservation with an M.A. in art history from the Conservation Center, Institute of Fine Arts, NYU, and she is a Fellow of the American Institute for Conservation.   

Jane Hammond joined ICA in 2000 and has been involved in multiple phases of textile conservation for over forty years. In addition to preventative conservation services for owners and custodians of private and institutional collections, she has provided treatments of interior furnishings and decorative textiles for many of Ohio’s historic houses and Presidential homes.  Jane is a Professional Associate of AIC.

Michael Belman has been Head of Objects Conservation at the ICA since early 2019.  Michael received his M.A. in art conservation at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario in 2001 and held positions in objects conservation in several different institutions including the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh, the National Gallery of Art in Washington, and the Museum of Modern Art in New York.  Michael is a Professional Associate of AIC

When:  Tuesday, May 26, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM (with additional time for Q&A available if needed)

Where:  Online – complete webinar login details will be sent to participants after registering

Cost: $10 – OMA Members; $15 Non-members

Pricing note: The current crisis is creating new financial challenges to cultural organizations across Ohio, and OMA is no exception. Registration fees for OMA webinars help us continue to serve Ohio’s museum community and museum professionals with resources, advocacy and professional development year-round. But, if your organization is facing financial strain due to the coronavirus outbreak, please use the promo code FREEWEB to register for this webinar for free.

Registration deadline: May 22, 2020

5/26/2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Eastern Standard Time

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