Web Screening: Disaster Prevention and Preparedness

Speaker Kathleen Craughwell-Varda
Kathleen Craughwell-Varda is a museum curator/consultant with more than twenty-five years of experience in the field. She provides services to museums, historical societies and private collectors, including collection surveys; exhibition research, planning and development; researching and writing interpretive materials, including historic house interpretations, furnishing plans, orientation gallery exhibitions, and visitor ...

Kathleen Craughwell-Varda is a museum curator/consultant with more than twenty-five years of experience in the field. She provides services to museums, historical societies and private collectors, including collection surveys; exhibition research, planning and development; researching and writing interpretive materials, including historic house interpretations, furnishing plans, orientation gallery exhibitions, and visitor tours; she also provides staff and volunteer training; and lectures on care for collections, women's history, costume and textile history.

Full Description

This program will explore natural, industrial, technological, building, and human hazards at their institutions. Review of disaster planning and prevention, disaster response, drying techniques, setting priorities, and documentation. Issues discussed will include what are the collections that are most critical to your institution and its mission, and what would be irreplaceable after an emergency?

To register for individual viewing on your own computer OR to attend an in-person screening at METRO, please visit http://www.c2cnys.org/series-1-protecting-cultural-collections.html.


This webinar is part of the Connecting to New York's Collections program, funded by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

When?

Tue, Jun. 18, 2013
10 a.m. - noon US/Eastern

Where?

METRO Training Center (4th floor)
57 E. 11th Street
New York, NY 10003
United States