Workshop Announcement: Make Preservation Happen, Preservation Assistance for Grants for Smaller Institutions (NEH)

Make Preservation Happen: Preservation Assistance
Grants for Smaller Institutions

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Make Preservation Happen: Preservation Assistance for Grants for Smaller Institutions

Thursday, September 8, 2022
11:00a.m.-12:00p.m. EDT
Online via Teams
Cost: Free 
Register at https://bit.ly/3bGjjNA

Calling all libraries, archives, historical societies, museums, and cultural organizations! Do you need extra funding to make your preservation goals a reality?

Join the National Endowment for the Humanities and the North Carolina Preservation Consortium to learn more about this $10,000 NEH grant for preservation assessments, consultations, training, and supplies. Participants will learn about the application process and have a chance to share their project ideas with other attendees. Projects may support the preservation of physical as well as digital humanities collections.

The webinar will be accessible to persons with disabilities, consistent with the standards prescribed by Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 794(d)).

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N.C. Niche Collections: The Tattoo Archive

Chuck Eldridge

In honor of National Tattoo Day, join the North Carolina Preservation Consortium to learn more about the Tattoo Archive in Winston Salem from North Carolina’s own Chuck Eldridge. Chuck Eldridge is a retired tattoo artist and co-founder of the Paul Rogers Tattoo Research Center, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization located in Winston-Salem, NC, also known as the Tattoo Archive.

Chuck will speak about the rich history of tattooing in North Carolina, the history of the Tattoo Archive and Tattoo Research Center, and the collection. While tattooing was illegal in states neighboring North Carolina at different points in time, it has never been illegal in North Carolina. Perhaps this helped cultivate the art in the state. He will also share information about the greater national movement to preserve tattoo history.

NC Niche Collections:
The Tattoo Archive, Winston-Salem, NC

Thursday, July 14, 2022
10:00a.m. – 11:30a.m.
Online.
Register at https://bit.ly/3LXlAB0
Registration is free. This event will be recorded and a link to the video will be sent to all who register.

This event is made possible through a grant from the Foundation for the Advancement in Conservation (FAIC). FAIC is a 501(c)3 corporation that supports conservation education, research, and outreach activities that increase understanding of our global cultural heritage. To learn more about FAIC, visit https://www.culturalheritage.org/.

To learn more about the NC Preservation Consortium, visit https://ncpreservation.org/. For more about the Tattoo Archive, go to https://www.tattooarchive.com/.

New Workshop Announced: Hands On Disaster Recovery

Disaster Recovery Hands-On

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Andrea Cole of the Davidson County Museum inspects collections after a leak.

 

Veteran collections stewards and disaster planning and recovery experts, Martha Battle Jackson of N.C. Historic Sites and Sharon Bennett of the College of Charleston, will guide participants in a collections wet-recovery scenario. Learn by doing with “expendifacts” and practice triage, stabilization, and support for various damaged materials. With recovery knowledge, useful supplies, and teamwork, disaster recovery is possible!

  • Where? Duke Homestead State Historic Site, Durham
  • When? Monday, April 20, 2020, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
  • How Much? $50 for NCPC members, $75 for nonmembers, includes morning refreshments and lunch.
  • Registration: https://ncpc.formstack.com/forms/disaster_recovery
  • Scholarships: NCPC offers a limited number or workshop scholarships, which cover full registration for the workshop. It does not cover travel, lodging, or other expenses. Applicants must be employees or volunteers at a North Carolina institution, with a preservation mission that has little or no funding for professional development, or be a graduate student enrolled in a preservation-related program at a university in N.C. To apply for this scholarship, send an email explaining why attendance is important to you along with a current resume to the NCPC Executive Director. Deadline for scholarship applications is March 20, 2020.