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  • There is still time for you to join us for our next C2C Care **FREE** webinar on February 20, 2020 at 2pm EST:  Identifying and Preserving Motion Picture Film: What is it and How can I Save it??  w/ Criss Austin supervisor of the Motion Picture Preservation ...

  • Climate change has become one of the most significant and fastest growing threats to people and their cultural heritage around the globe. Yet cultural heritage sites and collections can also serve as an invaluable source of resilience for communities ...

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    RE: Gallery hanging system

    At a previous museums where I worked, we used Arakawa hanging systems (https://www.arakawagrip.com/), which seem similar to the ones you were looking at. We really liked them because we had constantly changing art exhibits (not from our collection, we ...

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    RE: Gaylord Archival Boxes Testing as Acidic?

    Dear Megan et al.    Testing boxes requires knowing their age and the conditions under which they have been stored or will be stored.  Aging has a remarkable effect on the components and you want to know how there interaction as they age will affect ...

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    RE: Gaylord Archival Boxes Testing as Acidic?

    Remember a pH pen is limited to surface readings so doing a cold or hot extraction would be more accurate, however destructive. The pen only reads superficially so the coating will affect your read and be aware that the outer paper will also become acidic ...

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  • Below is a posting for our fellow museum professionals. I thought this community would be the best place for this. Please share with your colleagues.  Bureau Director II, Director of Curatorial Services Museum Division Starting Annual Salary: $55,208.96 ...