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CCAHA Offers Workshop on Housing Solutions for Paper Collections

Save Pennsylvania's Past logoConservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts (CCAHA) is offering workshops on housing solutions for your paper collections in Allentown, York, Erie, and Pittsburgh

This workshop will address concerns in creating safe and effective housings for the storage and display of paper art and artifacts.  Topics include materials, use, and benefits of various types of housing, from simple folders and polyester sleeves to oversized rolled storage and framing. Participants will have the opportunity to create several simple enclosures.

Fee: $60 (includes materials)

Speaker: Stephenie Bailey, Education Program Manager, Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts

Dates & Locations:
March 4, 2015 – Allentown, PA
March 5, 2015 – York, PA
March 11, 2015 – Erie, PA
March 12, 2015 – Pittsburgh, PA

Registration 9:15 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Program 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Locations & Addresses

Erie Art Museum
411 State Street
Erie, PA 16501

Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum
Lehigh County Historical Society
432 West Walnut Street
Allentown, PA 18102

Senator John Heinz History Center
1212 Smallman Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

York County Heritage Trust’s Historical Society Museum and Library/Archives
250 East Market Street
York, PA 17403

Registration, secure credit card payment, and additional program information are available at

Registration Deadline is two weeks prior to program date.

The Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts (CCAHA) is a nonprofit conservation facility specializing in the treatment of works on paper, photographs, and books through conservation and state-of-the-art digital imaging services. Founded in 1977, CCAHA serves nonprofit cultural institutions, private individuals, and other collecting organizations. CCAHA’s preservation services staff present educational programs, conduct preservation assessments, and develop emergency preparedness plans. CCAHA also offers fellowships, fundraising support, and disaster assistance.





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