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Newark Museum Official - Registrar Condition Reports for Gustav Stickley exhibition
September 10, 2010
Take a look as registrars from the Newark Museum and the Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) work on condition reporting for the exhibition Gustav Stickley and the American Arts & Crafts Movement, opened September 15, 2010 at the Newark Museum.
International Institutue for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Work-Environmental Guidelines
September 30, 2014
At the IIC congress in Hong Kong and the ICOM-CC conference in Melbourne in September 2014 the delegates discussed and agreed the following declaration, the conservation profession has come together and agreed a position on environmental guidelines.
What the Art World Needs to Know About the Ivory Ban and the Proposed Federal Rule
November 24, 2015
IFAR also released a video from their November 24, 2015 seminar, What the Art World Needs to Know About the Ivory Ban and the Proposed Federal Rule. Join their distinguished specialists as they discuss the poaching crisis; how the existing laws and t…
Behind The Scenes at The National Media Museum
January 1, 2010
Brief introduction to the behind the scenes preparations at the Nation Media Museum ahead of the 2009 temporary exhibitions
Nick Cave: Sojourn—Behind-the-Scenes Installation Footage
June 6, 2013
Installation footage from the 2013 Nick Cave exhibition at the Denver Art Museum
Preparing the gowns for the First Ladies Exhibition
May 9, 2010
Preparing the gowns for the First Ladies Exhibition at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History
Sebastiano Mainardi: The Science of Art Installation
September 6, 2007
The Indianapolis Museum of Art invited the public to paint reproduction panels of an altarpiece as conservators work on the real thing.
Crating How-to Video
April 3, 2012
Crating Video by head of art packing department at the Art institute of Chicago
Jim Nutt: Back to Front
January 29, 2011
A preparator at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago shares notes artist Jim Nutt left on the back of his artworks.
Couriering Intensive: Essential Packing, Crating, and Courier Skills
April 19, 2021
A discussion on couriering artwork. The panel gave a demonstration focusing on materials, what to consider when packing artwork, and things to keep in mind as objects are being prepared to move.
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