2014 Packing & Crating Workshop

On November 6–7, 2014 ARCS and PACCIN co-produced “Packing and Crating Dynamics – Current Standards and Future Trends,” at the Carnegie Lecture Hall at the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA. 

By the numbers:

  • 9 sessions
  • 14 speakers
  • 190 attendees from 6 countries and 32 US states
  • 57 corporate, business, and non-profit organization representatives
  • 42 preparators and exhibition designers
  • 44 collections managers and registrars
  • 10 conservators and conservation technicians
  • 37 other museum professionals and students
  • 100 “pizza boxes” of foam samples
  • 1 fantastic reception
  • 9 generous sponsors
  • 1 fabulous venue

Many thanks to the Carnegie Museum of Art and its staff for their support of this program.


For the evening events -   Atelier, Cookes Crating Inc., & Masterpiece International 

For the breaks - Artex, MasterPak, Foam Products, Ship Art International, Takiya, & Talas

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