Registration open for Conservation Enclosures for Libraries and Archives

UPDATE: Georgia Archives Spring Book and Paper Conservation/Preservation Workshop Series

Registration open for Conservation Enclosures for Libraries and Archives

Date: June 12 – 14, 2020
Fees: $350
Location: Georgia Archives, Morrow, GA (Greater Atlanta)
Registration deadline: June 5, 2020
Registration fees include all materials, and lunch and snacks will be provided.
Should the minimum number of attendees not be met by the registration deadline, the workshop will be postponed and the attendees refunded if they wish to cancel their registration.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are implementing additional health and safety measures to protect the workshop attendees and staff. These include:

  • ·       Reducing the maximum workshop capacity to 10 people to ensure a 6-foot distance between persons and individual work areas.
  • ·       Increasing cleaning and disinfection of all the workshop spaces and surfaces.
  • ·       Limiting sharing of work areas to an absolute minimum and cleaning the surfaces between use.
  • ·       Requesting attendees to bring and wear face masks for the duration of the workshop.
  • ·       Requiring all workshop staff and assistants to follow CDC hygiene and social distancing guidelines and to wear face masks.
  • ·       Requiring hand washing upon entry for all persons.
  • ·       Providing individual pre-packaged lunches and snacks.
  • ·       Including video projection for demonstrations.
  • ·       Prohibiting sharing of tools and materials.
  • ·       Prohibiting non-workshop persons access to the workshop areas.
For more information or if you have any concerns please contact Sigourney Smuts at sigourney.smuts@usg.edu
Registration is open for the other postponed workshops, which will be rescheduled for later in 2020 with additional health and safety measures. 

  • ·       Preservation Management for Cultural Heritage Institutions – $200 – date to be determined
  • ·       Introduction to Paper Conservation – $350 – date to be determined
  • ·       Book Conservation for Circulating and Reference Collections – $350 – date to be determined
A discounted price of $1050 is available for registering for all four workshops.
Location: Georgia Archives, Morrow, GA (Greater Atlanta)
For more information please contact Sigourney Smuts at sigourney.smuts@usg.edu

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