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Collections Care Program Series: Disaster Planning and Response

  • January 05, 2023
  • 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
  • Virtual Meeting
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Collections Care Program Series:

Disaster Planning and Response

When: Thursday, January 5, 2023 2:00 ET

Where: Virtual Zoom Meeting

Registration details coming soon!


Description: Thoughtful preparation for an emergency or disaster is crucial to safeguarding collections. This program will guide participants in risk mitigation, emergency planning and preparedness, response, and recovery. Participants will be introduced to developing and completing an emergency preparedness and response plan; learn how to train staff to implement the plan effectively; set pre-and post-disaster action priorities for collections; learn how to use practical decision-making skills during an emergency or disaster; and receive information on salvaging a variety of materials, including books, documents, photos, and objects.

Instructor: Maddie Cooper, Associate Preventative Conservator, CCAHA

This program is part of a series of collections care programs. Registration is free to all. Supported with funds by the New Jersey Historical Commission, this series of programs serves as part of NJAM’s Artifact Assessment Program.

After registering, you will receive a Confirmation Email and under “Additional Information” there will be instructions about how to register for the Zoom link. Then, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

The New Jersey Association of Museums received a project grant from the New Jersey Historical Commission, a division of the Department of State. 


The Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts (CCAHA) is a nonprofit, full-service facility with experts in a range of disciplines. Located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and on the web at, we have been providing conservation and preservation services since 1977. Our mission is to provide expertise and leadership in the preservation of cultural heritage. Our conservators repair and stabilize books, photographs, and documents. Our preservation services staff works in the field, providing education programs and helping institutions plan for the future of their collections. We also offer digitization services, fundraising assistance, framing, and more.

Our clients range from private individuals to large museums to volunteer-run historical societies.

We work to meet our mission every day by bringing a thoughtful approach to every project we undertake. How can we help you?

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