Workshops

Workshops

The Image Permanence Institute will be facilitating a series of workshops hosted in collecting institutions across the country. These three-day workshops are designed to guide participants through the process of facilitating a sustainable environmental management project and will empower participants to implement the methodology and techniques learned at their own institutions. This includes learning how to establish a project, collect environmental data from collection spaces and mechanical systems, and assess facilities and collections spaces as well as how to make informed decisions that will improve the preservation quality of collections environments while at the same time reducing energy consumption. Instruction will include evaluating building documentation including images and building plans allowing participants to collaboratively practice interpreting and understanding facilities documentation.

It is intended that each participating institution send several participants (two to four) that represent multiple departments and the basis of an environmental management team. Each team should consist of no less than a collections representative and a facilities representative. Participants will work within their institutional teams during breakout sessions to build trust, comradery, and common knowledge. IPI instructors will oversee the sessions and assist teams throughout the process. Successful applicants must have at least one year of collections environmental data obtained through active environmental monitoring.

How to Apply

Select your desired workshop location below and follow the link to apply to your venue of choice. Please apply to only one venue.

Hollywood, CA
February 26-28, 2020
Location
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Application Deadline
November 11, 2019
Notification Date
December 9, 2019
Manoa, HI
March 4-6, 2020
Location
University of Hawaii
Application Deadline
November 11, 2019
Notification Date
December 9, 2019
Harpers Ferry, WV
April 21-23, 2020
Location
Harpers Ferry Center, NPS
Application Deadline
December 16, 2019
Notification Date
January 13, 2020
Salt Lake City, UT
May 26-28, 2020
Location
University of Utah, Marriott Library
Application Deadline
January 20, 2020
Notification Date
February 17, 2020
Atlanta, GA
June 23-25, 2020
Location
Spelman University
Application Deadline
February 24, 2020
Notification Date
March 23, 2020
Boulder, CO
July 21-23, 2020
Location
University of Colorado
Application Deadline
March 23, 2020
Notification Date
April 20, 2020
Detroit, MI
August 18-20, 2020
Location
Henry Ford Museum
Application Deadline
April 20, 2020
Notification Date
May 18, 2020
Seattle, WA
September 15-17, 2020
Location
University of Washington
Application Deadline
May 11, 2020
Notification Date
June 15, 2020

Cost

Tuition for the workshop is waived due to generous support from the National Endowment for the Humanities. However, participants will be responsible for all travel, room, and board.