Environmental analysis includes taking various measurements (including temperature, relative humidity, and visible light), examining the structure of a collection space, and more, which inform recommendations made in order to protect commercial, private and museum collections from climate-related damage.
Collections care and preventive conservation includes integrated pest management, designs and recommendations for display, storage, and transit of objects, calculation of appropriate annual display hours for objects, and condition reporting. This also includes lectures, demonstrations, and classes regarding preventive conservation measures and recommendations.
Paintings conservation includes UV, microscopic, and visible light examination of paintings, photography, condition assessments, proposals for treatment, and treatment of paintings, which includes anything from surface cleanings and coatings removal to paint consolidation and structural maintenance.
Disaster Mitigation includes consultations (condition assessments, recommendations for stabilization and for limiting damage from mold, mildew, flood, fire, earthquake, etc.,) triage, and treatment.
Workshops/Presentations/Demonstrations include workshops and lectures focused on various aspects and implementations of preventive conservation. These presentations are generally given to assist small museums with low-cost preventive conservation or to help collections, foundations, and other cultural institutions secure funding for conservation campaigns. Two workshops are currently offered in an online webinar format: "Artists Care for Paintings" and "Exhibitors and Collectors Care for Paintings."
**There is no additional cost for travel aside from reimbursement for gas/flight.