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Disaster Preparedness and Response for Collections Along the Delta (Little Rock, AR)

NCPTT

Wednesday, July 24, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM (WET)

Little Rock, AR

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The National Center for Preservation Technology and Training and the Cane River Creole National Historical Park will be holding a series of workshop this summer on disaster preparedness and response for collections in Arkansas, Mississippi, and Louisiana. The Delta Region faces natural disasters frequently from hurricanes, flooding, and tornadoes to name a few. It is important for the history of the area to ensure that the staff of these collections are prepared for natural disasters that frequent the area.

These day long workshops will cover the basics of pre-disaster preparedness and response for collections recovery and stabilization for artifacts and documents. The workshops are targeted towards small museums, collections and institutions in the Delta Region.

 

The topics discussed during the workshop will be:

-Historic Buildings

-Disaster Plans

-Collections

-Personal Protective Equipment

-Documentation

Participants will also get the chance to participate in an interactive drill to provide hands-on experience.

The next two workshops are quickly approaching and space is limited so please register early! There will be a workshop on July 23rd at the Tunica Museum in Tunica, MS and we will be holding one the following day at the MacArthur Museum of Military History in Little Rock, AR on July 24th. Registration cost is $25 and will cover the cost of lunch. Each workshop participant will also receive a planning binder to help them start preparing their collections and Heritage Preservation’s Disaster Combo: Field Guide and Wheel.

Have questions about Disaster Preparedness and Response for Collections Along the Delta (Little Rock, AR)? Contact NCPTT

When & Where



MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History
503 E 9th St
Little Rock, AR 72202

Wednesday, July 24, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM (WET)


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