IARC Seminars


Conservation Seminar IIMay 8–10, 2014Conservation Seminar IIFacilitated by Cynthia Chavez Lamar; Laura Elliff; and Landis SmithA second IARC seminar on the conservation of indigenous collections was organized in May 2014 to address major outcomes of the 2013 seminar. Seminar participants developed the first draft of a set of ethical and practical guidelines for collaborative conservation work including the documentation of collections, the conservation decision-making process and treatments.
Conservation Seminar III, Group PhotoNovember 13–14, 2014Conservation Seminar lllFacilitated by Laura Elliff and Landis SmithA third seminar in the Collaborative Conservation of Indigenous Collections series was held at the SAR IARC November 13-14, 2014. The seminar was organized to plan an April 2015 pilot workshop on the collaborative conservation and collections stewardship to be held at the Haakú Museum in Acoma Pueblo. Collaborative planning of the workshop included tribal museum leaders, conservators, and collections-based museum staff.
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