Hands-on Disaster Response Exercise

  • 30 Jun 2011
  • Chicago History Museum

As a follow-up to the CACG-sponsored workshop, Preparing for the Unexpected: Disaster Planning for Cultural Collections, the Chicago Area Conservation Group is presenting a hands-on exercise in disaster recovery. The mock water disaster will offer the opportunity for participants to learn how to salvage and recover a variety of collections.

WHEN:The exercise will be held on June 30th. at the

WHERE: Chicago History Museum

COST: There is a nominal fee ($35) for participation and lunch.

There are a limited number of spaces available. We would like to have representation from as many different institutions as possible. Our goal is that participants will return to their cultural institutions to train their colleagues.

Click here for the registration form. Registrations must be received no later than June 15th. Confirmation will be sent upon acceptance.

Please pass this along to colleagues you feel could benefit from this training.

Lesa Dowd, President
CACG Conservator, Special Collections and Preservation Division, Chicago Public Library Harold Washington Library Center

phone: 312.747.4884    ldowd@chipublib.org

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