Resources for Collections Care
Thursday, November 8 - 12:00 noon to 3:00 p.m.
Oklahoma Department of Libraries; 200 Northeast 18th Street; Oklahoma City; South Conference Room
The Oklahoma Cultural Heritage Trust (OCHT) is an alliance between the Oklahoma Department of Libraries, the Oklahoma Historical Records Advisory Board, the Oklahoma Historical Society, and the Oklahoma Museums Association. With a $245,000 grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, it is working to improve support for Oklahoma-based archives, libraries, and museums. Register now to attend this FREE workshop to learn more about OCHT, provide input, and participate in a live webinar on raising funds for collections care.
Note: Lunch will be provided by Vann & Associates and Civicus Group.
11:30 Registration Opens
12:00 Introduction to Oklahoma Cultural Heritage Trust 2012-2014 Projects
- Collections Care Conferences (April 29-30, 2013 and 2014)
- Call to Action: May Day Public Awareness Event at the Oklahoma State Capitol (May 1, 2013 and 2014)
- Preservation Road Show Event (April 30, 2013 and 2014)
- 10 Most Endangered Artifacts Campaign
- Toolkit for Increasing Local Support
- Collections Care Plans
1:00 Raising Money for Collections Care
This 90-minute webinar will help participants be better able to:
- Identify approaches for successfully funding collection care efforts
- Integrate social media into fundraising campaigns
- Communicate collection care needs to board members, donors, and visitors
The webinar is sponsored by the American Alliance of Museums in collaboration with the Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works. It is funded by The Inge Foundation. Please note that grant writing and major gift solicitation are not covered.
2:30 Wrap-up and Group Discussion
Who Should Attend? Board members, volunteers, executive directors, managers, marketing and public relations staff, fundraising staff, registrars, collections managers, curators, and others from collecting institutions of all sizes.
For more information about The Trust, visit www.culturalheritagetrust.org or "Like" it on Facebook by searching for the Oklahoma Cultural Heritage Trust.
When & Where
Oklahoma Cultural Heritage Trust
The Oklahoma Cultural Heritage Trust was formed in 2011 as a partnership between the Oklahoma Department of Libraries, the Oklahoma Historical Records Advisory Board, the Oklahoma Historical Society, and the Oklahoma Museums Association. Its mission is to help preserve Oklahoma's unique history by supporting organizations that collect and care for the state's shared heritage. Major support for The Trust is provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.