ARCS/WJE - Successful Implementation of Vibration Control During Museum Construction Projects

Webinar

7/31/2018 12:00 PM–1:00 PM
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Instructors

Arne Johnson, Structural Engineer-Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates | Frank Zuccari, retired head of Conservation-Art Institute of Chicago | Mark Ryan, Asst Director for Collections & Exhibitions-Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University


Description

Museum expansions and renovations abound, and associated vibrations caused by heavy construction are potentially harmful to artwork and to sensitive elements of museum buildings themselves. Protection of these objects throughout a construction project calls for a reliable method of vibration control.

In this one-hour webinar, leading experts will explain the effects of vibrations on humans, buildings, and artwork. Then, a scientific methodology for vibration control that has been successfully implemented during several recent museum construction projects will be outlined. Feedback on how the methodology worked will be provided by a conservator and collections specialist who oversaw the process. Practical examples, photographs, and data will be provided.

There will be plenty of time for your questions during the presentation. Professional development hours are also available for your participation.

Note: Webinar will run 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CDT

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