Registration Deadline Approaching! A Space Odyssey: Storage Strategies for Cultural Collections presented by the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts September 23 & 24, 2008 Philadelphia, PA Abstracts, brochure and registration form available at http://www.ccaha.org/education/program-calendar. Registrations must be received by mail or fax by September 9, 2008! This comprehensive 2-day program will cover: Planning for Storage Projects * Deconstructing Museum Storage: The Fundamental Essentials * Allocating Resources and Funding for Collections Storage Projects * Case Study on Funding, Planning and Building New Collections Storage at the Litchfield Historical Society * Break-out Sessions * Space Planning: Getting the Most Out of Your Storage Spaces * Off-site Storage: Factors in Selection * Moving Collections: Preparing and Transporting Artifacts * Open Storage: Benefits and Considerations Environmental Control and Implementation * Storage Environments: The Big Picture * Sustaining Optimal Storage Environments * Break-out Sessions * Cold Storage: Is it Feasible for Your Collections? * Storage Furniture: Factors in Selection * Understanding HVAC Systems * Instituting an Environmental Monitoring Program * Funding and Budgeting for Collections Storage Projects * Regulating Environments in Historic Structures Cosponsored and hosted by the Abraham Lincoln Foundation of the Union League of Philadelphia. The fee for this two-day program is $225 for CCAHA members and $250 for non-members. Abstracts, brochure and registration form available at http://www.ccaha.org/education/program-calendar. Registrations must be received by mail or fax by September 9, 2008! For more information, visit www.ccaha.org <http://www.ccaha.org/> , call 215-545-0613 or email [log in to unmask] . Kim Andrews Preservation Services Officer CONSERVATION CENTER for Art and Historic Artifacts 264 S. 23rd Street Philadelphia, PA 19103 215-545-0613 (phone) 215-735-9313 (fax) [log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]> www.ccaha.org Are you a member institution of the Conservation Center? Click here <http://www.ccaha.org/index.php/support/member> to become a member and take advantage of our great member benefits!