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PE-258309-18

Midwest Art Conservation Center (Minneapolis, MN 55404-3506)
Colin D. Turner (Project Director: April 2017 to present)

Regional Preservation Field Services Program

A regional preservation field service program that strengthens preservation practices and the care of humanities collections at hundreds of museums, historical organizations, libraries, and archives in five states of the Upper Midwest. Activities include training workshops, disaster response services, preservation needs assessments and surveys, the loan of environmental monitoring equipment, and information and outreach services. In all, the project would support more than twenty workshops reaching nearly 400 cultural heritage professionals in the Midwest. The award would additionally initiate a Native American Fellowship program that would support two conservators in training.

The Midwest Art Conservation Center (MACC) requests continued funding for its Regional Preservation Field Service Program (Preservation Services). This program strengthens the preservation practices and collections care at cultural repositories in the Upper Midwest, resulting in increased public access. During the proposed NEH grant period (2018-2019), MACC's Preservation Services program will improve the preservation practices at hundreds of institutions by providing: collections care and preservation related workshops; disaster planning, training and response services; preservation surveys and plans; collections care information; grant preparation assistance; and other related collection care improvement services. The program has demonstrated very successful outcomes and measurable results, keeps its programming accessible to even the smallest institutions in the region, is staffed by knowledgeable conservators and preservation experts, and is devoted to this region’s collections.

Project fields:
Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

Program:
Preservation Education and Training

Division:
Preservation and Access

Total amounts:
$375,180 (approved)
$375,180 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/2018 – 12/31/2019


PE-232871-16

Midwest Art Conservation Center (Minneapolis, MN 55404-3506)
Colin D. Turner (Project Director: April 2015 to present)

Regional Preservation Field Service Program

A regional preservation field service program that strengthens preservation practices and the care of humanities collections at hundreds of museums, historical organizations, libraries, and archives in five states of the Upper Midwest. Activities include training workshops, disaster response services, preservation needs assessments and surveys, the loan of environmental monitoring equipment, and information and outreach services. In all, the project would support more than twenty workshops reaching nearly 400 cultural heritage professionals in the Midwest.

The Midwest Art Conservation Center (MACC) requests continued funding for its Regional Preservation Field Service Program. This program strengthens the preservation practices and collections care at cultural repositories in the Upper Midwest, resulting in increased public access to the treasures in this region. During the proposed NEH grant period (2016–2017), MACC's Preservation Services program will improve preservation practices at hundreds of institutions by providing: collections care and preservation related workshops; disaster response services and preparation training; preservation planning surveys; collections care information; grant preparation assistance; and other related collection improvement services. The program has demonstrated very successful outcomes and measurable results, keeps its programming accessible to even the smallest institutions in the region, is staffed by knowledgeable conservators and preservation experts, and is devoted to this region's collections.

Project fields:
Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

Program:
Preservation Education and Training

Division:
Preservation and Access

Total amounts:
$325,000 (approved)
$325,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/2016 – 12/31/2017


PE-50109-14

Midwest Art Conservation Center (Minneapolis, MN 55404-3506)
Colin D. Turner (Project Director: May 2013 to present)

Regional Preservation Field Service Program

A regional preservation field service program that strengthens preservation practices and the care of humanities collections at hundreds of museums, historical organizations, libraries, and archives in five states of the Upper Midwest. Activities include training workshops, disaster response services, preservation needs assessments and surveys, the loan of environmental monitoring equipment, and information and outreach services.

The Midwest Art Conservation Center (MACC) requests continued funding for its Regional Preservation Field Service Program. This program strengthens the preservation practices and collections care at cultural repositories in the Upper Midwest, resulting in increased public access to the treasures in this region. During the proposed NEH grant period (2014-2015), MACC's Preservation Services program will improve preservation practices at hundreds of institutions by providing: collections care and preservation related workshops; disaster response services and preparation training; preservation planning surveys; collections care information; grant preparation assistance; and other related collection improvement services. The program has demonstrated very successful outcomes and measurable results, keeps its programming accessible to even the smallest institutions in the region, is staffed by knowledgeable conservators and preservation experts, and is devoted to this region's collections.

Project fields:
Archival Management and Conservation; Museum Studies or Historical Preservation

Program:
Preservation Education and Training

Division:
Preservation and Access

Total amounts:
$332,500 (approved)
$332,500 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/2014 – 12/31/2015


PE-50098-13

Midwest Art Conservation Center (Minneapolis, MN 55404-3506)
Colin D. Turner (Project Director: July 2012 to present)

Regional Preservation Field Service Program

A regional preservation field service program that strengthens preservation practices and the care of humanities collections at hundreds of museums, historical organizations, libraries, and archives in the Upper Midwest. Activities include training workshops, disaster response services, preservation needs assessments and surveys, the loan of environmental monitoring equipment, and information and outreach services.

The Midwest Art Conservation Center (MACC) requests continued funding for its Regional Preservation Field Service Program. This program strengthens the preservation practices and collections care at cultural repositories in the Upper Midwest, resulting in increased public access to the treasures in this region. During the proposed NEH grant period (2013-2014), MACC's Preservation Services program will improve preservation practices at hundreds of institutions by providing: collections care and preservation related workshops; disaster response services and preparation training; preservation planning surveys; collections care information; grant preparation assistance; and other related collection improvement services. The program has demonstrated very successful outcomes, keeps its programming accessible to even the smallest institutions in the region, is staffed by knowledgeable conservators and preservation experts, and is devoted to this region's collections.

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Project fields:
Museum Studies or Historical Preservation

Program:
Preservation Education and Training

Division:
Preservation and Access

Total amounts:
$125,000 (approved)
$125,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/2013 – 12/31/2013


PE-50041-10

Midwest Art Conservation Center (Minneapolis, MN 55404-3506)
Colin D. Turner (Project Director: July 2009 to present)

Regional Preservation Field Service Program

Funding supports the continuation and expansion of a regional preservation field service program with activities focused on training, mentoring, disaster assistance, and information and outreach services for museums, historical organizations, libraries, and archives in the Upper Midwest.

The Midwest Art Conservation Center (MACC) requests continued funding to expand and improve its Regional Preservation Field Service Program. The primary goal of this program is to strengthen preservation practices and collections care at cultural repositories in the Midwest, resulting in increased public access to the treasures in this region. During the proposed NEH grant period (2010-2011), MACC's Preservation Services program will improve preservation practices by: increasing training opportunities; conducting mentoring and preservation surveys; increasing the provision of technical information and services; expanding grant writing assistance to small organizations; working with other regional and national preservation, museum, library and archival organizations to increase and coordinate preservation education and services; and measuring direct outcomes at regional institutions.

Project fields:
Museum Studies or Historical Preservation

Program:
Preservation Education and Training

Division:
Preservation and Access

Total amounts:
$600,000 (approved)
$600,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/2010 – 12/31/2012

Funding details:
Original grant (2010) $0
Supplement (2012) $100,000


PE-50018-08

Midwest Art Conservation Center (Minneapolis, MN 55404-3506)
Colin D. Turner (Project Director: July 2007 to present)

Regional Preservation Field Service Program

A regional preservation field service program that provides surveys, workshops and seminars, disaster assistance, and information services to museums, historical organizations, libraries, and archives in the Upper Midwest.

The Midwest Art Conservation Center (MACC) requests continued funding to expand and improve its Regional Preservation Field Service program. The primary goal of the Preservation Services program is to develop and support the preservation programs of small and mid-size cultural repositories in the Upper Midwest. To achieve this goal the program provides: training; mentoring; preservation planning surveys; grant writing assistance; emergency response services and supplies; and technical information. During the proposed NEH grant period (2008-2009), MACC's Preservation Services program plans to expand its role by: increasing training opportunities; conducting mentoring and preservation planning surveys; increasing the provision of technical information; expanding grant writing assistance to small organizations; and working with other regional and national preservation organizations and museum, library and archival associations to increase and coordinate preservation education and services

Project fields:
Museum Studies or Historical Preservation

Program:
Preservation Education and Training

Division:
Preservation and Access

Total amounts:
$524,401 (approved)
$511,142 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/2008 – 12/31/2009


PA-51877-06

Midwest Art Conservation Center (Minneapolis, MN 55404-3506)
Colin D. Turner (Project Director: July 2005 to present)

Regional Preservation Field Services in the Upper Midwest

A regional preservation field service program that provides surveys, workshops and seminars, disaster assistance, and information services to museums, historical organizations, libraries, and archives in the Upper Midwest.

The Upper Midwest Conservation Association (UMCA) requests continued funding to expand and improve its Regional Preservation Services program which develops and supports the preservation programs of cultural repositories in the Upper Midwest. During the proposed NEH grant period (2006-2008), UMCA's Preservation Services program plans to expand its role by: increasing training opportunities, expanding grant writing assistance to small organizations, and working with other regional organizations to increase preservation education and outreach on a regional, as well as national level.

Project fields:
Archival Management and Conservation

Program:
Preservation/Access Projects

Division:
Preservation and Access

Total amounts:
$475,440 (approved)
$473,440 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/2006 – 12/31/2007


PA-50587-04

Midwest Art Conservation Center (Minneapolis, MN 55404-3506)
Colin D. Turner (Project Director: July 2003 to present)

Regional Preservation Field Services in the Upper Midwest

A regional preservation field service program that provides surveys, workshops and seminars, disaster assistance, and information services to museums, historical organizations, libraries, and archives in the Upper Midwest.

Project fields:
Museum Studies or Historical Preservation

Program:
Preservation/Access Projects

Division:
Preservation and Access

Total amounts:
$455,000 (approved)
$445,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/2004 – 4/30/2006


PH-20968-01

Midwest Art Conservation Center (Minneapolis, MN 55404-3506)
Richard C. Borges (Project Director: July 2000 to November 2002)
Colin D. Turner (Project Director: November 2002 to present)

Regional Preservation Field Services in the Upper Midwest

A regional preservation field service program that provides surveys, workshops and seminars, disaster assistance, and information services to museums, historical organizations, libraries, and archives in the Upper Midwest.

Project fields:
Museum Studies or Historical Preservation

Program:
National Heritage Preservation Projects

Division:
Preservation and Access

Total amounts:
$355,000 (approved)
$345,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2001 – 12/31/2003


PH-20898-99

Midwest Art Conservation Center (Minneapolis, MN 55404-3506)
Richard C. Borges (Project Director: July 1998 to November 2002)
Colin D. Turner (Project Director: November 2002 to present)

Regional Preservation Field Services in the Upper Midwest

To support a regional preservation field service program that provides surveys, workshops, disaster assistance, and information services to museums, historical organizations, libraries, and archives in the Upper Midwest.

Project fields:
Museum Studies or Historical Preservation

Program:
National Heritage Preservation Projects

Division:
Preservation and Access

Total amounts:
$357,487 (approved)
$339,487 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/1999 – 9/30/2002


PH-20826-97

Midwest Art Conservation Center (Minneapolis, MN 55404-3506)
Richard C. Borges (Project Director: July 1996 to present)

Regional Preservation Field Services in the Upper Midwest

To support a preservation field service program, which provides surveys, work- shops and seminars, disaster assistance, and informtion services to museums, historical organizations, libraries, and archives in the Upper Midwest.

Project fields:
Museum Studies or Historical Preservation

Program:
National Heritage Preservation Projects

Division:
Preservation and Access

Total amounts:
$260,000 (approved)
$260,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/1997 – 3/31/2000


PH-20831-97

Midwest Art Conservation Center (Minneapolis, MN 55404-3506)
Richard C. Borges (Project Director: May 1997 to present)

Chairman's Emergency Grant for Disaster Assistance for Museums in Minnesota and North Dakota

No project description available

Project fields:
Museum Studies or Historical Preservation

Program:
National Heritage Preservation Projects

Division:
Preservation and Access

Total amounts:
$30,000 (approved)
$30,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
3/1/1997 – 7/31/1997


PH-20641-93

Midwest Art Conservation Center (Minneapolis, MN 55404-3506)
William Huebsch (Project Director: August 1993 to present)

Preservation Surveys for Flooded Cultural Institutions in the Midwest

To support preservation surveys at flood-damaged museums, historical societies, libraries, and other cultural institutions in the Midwest.

Project fields:
Archival Management and Conservation

Program:
National Heritage Preservation Projects

Division:
Preservation and Access

Total amounts:
$30,000 (approved)
$30,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/1993 – 10/31/1993