2018 Vibration Webinar

Successful Implementation of Vibration Control during Museum Construction Projects

A one-hour webinar, where leading experts: 

  • 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

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 is outlined. Feedback on how the methodology worked is provided by a conservator and collections specialist who oversaw the process. Practical examples, photographs, and data are provided.

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