Author Archive

Upcoming Events at Historic Beaufort Foundation

April 15, 2017

April 22, 2017: 6:30 pm – 11 pm – Joie de Vivre at the Dr. A.P. Prioleau House, 310 Federal Street

April 24, 2017: 5:30 pm – 7 pm – “Mrs. Whaley’s Garden & Other Charleston Flora” by Paul Saylors, “Verdier House Dinner and a Lecture” series

May 22, 2017: 5:30 pm – 7 pm – “The Stono Rebellion” by Ron Roth “Verdier House Dinner and a Lecture” series

July 2017 – Fun with History 2017 Day Camps: July 10 – 14;  July 31 – August 4

October 27 to 29 – Fall Festival of Houses & Gardens

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Risk management webcast recordings

April 12, 2017

Our friends to the North are busy sharing what they’ve learned about Risk Management:

In March 2016, the Risk Management and Risk-based Decision Making for Museum, Gallery, Archive and Historic House Collections workshop was held at CCI. Webcast recordings from this advanced professional development workshop explain how to use risk management techniques to make decisions regarding care of collections on display and in storage.

Free C2C Webinars

April 7, 2017

Please Excuse Cross Postings

We are pleased to be offering a special series of webinars on Legal Issues in Collections Management with ARCS, the Association for Registrars and Collections Specialists. Join us!

April 12, 2017 Introduction to Legal Issues in Collections Management with John E. Simmons

April 19, 2017 Ethical Issues in Collections Management with Sally Yerkovich

May 17, 2017 Why do we need this? Insights and Hindsights from Deaccessioning with Leslie B. Jones

All of these webinars are scheduled from 2:00 – 3:00 EDT and they are free. Check our website to sign-up: www.connectingtocollections.org. We’ll hope to see you there.

Susan Barger, PhD, Fellow-AIC

Connecting to Collections Care Coordinator

The Connecting to Collections Care Online Community helps smaller cultural institutions to provide well-informed care for their valuable collections. All content in the C2C Care Community, with the exception of special courses, is provided for FREE. This service is a program of the Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation of Artistic and Historic Works and is funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Guide to Risk Management of Cultural Heritage

April 5, 2017

Another good aid designed by our neighbors to the North:

Adopting a risk management approach will help you determine the priorities for preventive conservation and decide between options to address them. Risks occur in many forms, from the rare and catastrophic to the cumulative and slow, from the familiar to the unfamiliar, from those easily observed to those often overlooked. Risk management integrates the knowledge of those who care directly for the heritage asset with what can be applied through science and technology. An abridged publication, A Guide to Risk Management of Cultural Heritage, is also available for those who want to become familiar with the approach and tools of the ABC method. Free.

ASSC Meeting Sat., April 8

April 5, 2017

Hi Folks,

Quick reminder – our April meeting will be this Saturday at 1:00 PM in Discovery House, Coastal Discovery Museum. Chan Funk, ASSC President, will be our speaker discussing archaeology at Fort Jackson.

 

See you all then, George