The January edition of NC Preserves is now available online. In this issue:
–NCPC Annual Conference Review
–Spotlight on Collecting Community Histories
–Looking for a new NCPC Executive Director
NCPC Institutional Members: Don’t forget, the NCPC Preservation Grant application deadline is March 15, 2022.
“Preservation Basics for Object Collections”
Adrienne Berney, State Archives of North Carolina
This short course will introduce six threats to collections preservation and discuss strategies to mitigate damage. Presentations will help participants understand steps that collections stewards can accomplish themselves, as well as when treatment by a trained conservator may be necessary. Breakout sessions will examine specific artifact challenges found within collections statewide and brainstorm budget-friendly solutions. See our Workshops web page for more information.
Celebrate Preservation Week with the North Carolina Preservation Consortium by joining us for this FREE virtual talk!
- Where? Online on Zoom
- When? Monday, April 25 10:00a.m. – 12:00p.m.
- How Much? Free
- Registration: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZApdOqqrT8uGdSrRN7n_qtId1L5i9u9vXfP
“In Safe Hands: An Introduction to Historic Cemetery Care”
Melissa Timo, Historic Cemetery Specialist, N.C. Office of State Archaeology
It’s an all too common tale — A historic cemetery you know and love has become overgrown. Or, taking a hike or exploring a new property purchase reveals a forgotten cemetery. Something should be done! But what are the next steps? How do you care, clean, and record an old cemetery without causing further damage? When do you bring in a professional? This presentation will share some easy cemetery care best practices you can employ. See our Workshops page for more information.
- Where? Online via Zoom
- When? Monday, March 14, 2022 – 11:30a.m. – 1:00p.m.
- How Much? Free
- Registration: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYtcu-uqz0sHtJ0ICsHRJAg5dLAQG47EHkF