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Webinar reminder: Art Collection Maintenance Best Practices (tomorrow, Thursday)

  • 1.  Webinar reminder: Art Collection Maintenance Best Practices (tomorrow, Thursday)

    Posted 05-25-2022 12:03 PM

    Many of y'all are probably regrouping after the AAM conference last week. If you have the energy and interest to continue the conferences theme of "innovation," then I invite you to join me/Artwork Archive for an art collection maintenance webinar tomorrow, Thursday, May 26th at 12pm PT|3pm ET. If you're too busy playing catchup, or if the recent news has you feeling low and in need of a mental health break, we'll be recording the webinar and sending it to all registrants.

    Here are the details:

    The Art of Collection Management: Maintenance Best Practices to Protect and Preserve Your Art

    Thursday, May 26th @ 3pm ET | 12pm PT

    Our art ages just like us.

    Don't let your collection's legacy deteriorate. Instead, create an enduring art collection with expert advice on maintenance and conservation.

    In this webinar we'll cover strategies for assessing, maintaining and treating your art collection with our conservation savvy panelists. Join Antonia Dapena-Tretter, Art Curator at Stanford Children's Health and Guy Merrill, Public Art Collections Manager at 4Culture, King County's cultural funding agency, for an engaging conversation on maintenance best practices.

    What will we cover?
    - Steps for assessing and evaluating your art collection
    - Establishing a sustainable cadence for scheduling maintenance
    - Advice for speeding up and modernizing your maintenance workflows
    - Tips for working and coordinating with conservators
    - How to prioritize conservation across your entire collection – what do you address first?
    - Best practices for reporting on maintenance including condition reports & treatment plans
    - Making the case for deaccessions
    - How to utilize your CMS to not only stay on top of maintenance but to advocate for it.

    Plus you'll discover how maintenance actually saves your art organization money!

    Register here.

    This webinar will be recorded and shared after the event. 

    "The Art of Collection Management with Artwork Archive" is a webinar series that highlights popular features and effective workflows within the Artwork Archive platform for collection managers, registrars, gallerists, and their teams. You'll come away from these presentations with easy-to-execute strategies and tips to set your art organization up for success.

    Artwork Archive is an online art inventory management system used by artists, collectors, and collecting institutions in over 130 countries around the world. Learn more here

    Hope to see you!


    Elysian McNiff Koglmeier (she/her)
    Head of Growth
    Artwork Archive

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