Term Art Conservation/Preservation
Code TA-2800.0300
Definition Programs that provide consultation and technical assistance regarding the display, handling and storage of museum, library and archive materials including books, periodicals, documents, cultural artifacts, monuments, textiles, paintings, photographs, sculptures and other art pieces in a number of media; and which restore pieces which have been damaged by water, smoke, fire, smog or other elements using a variety of techniques including freeze-drying, fumigation, deodorizing, and cleaning. Also included are programs that provide preservation advice and restoration services for people who have private collections.
Created 7/12/99
Changed 5/13/10
Use References Art Restoration
Book Conservation
Document Conservation
See Also References Art Collector Clubs (PS-8200.1400-060)
Art Museums (TA-5500.0500)
Arts and Crafts Donation Programs (TI-1800.4500-080)
Art Supplies (PL-7200.0350)
Visual Arts (TA-9000)
External Classification Terms Arts, Culture and Recreation (AIRS AR-100)
Arts, Culture and Recreation (CAN AR-100)
Arts Services (NTE A90)
Historic Preservation (UW
Historic Preservation & Conservation (NPC A04.04)
Related Concepts
Facet Service
Bibliographic References "Frequently Asked Questions", Northeast Document Conservation Center website, http://www.nedcc.org/ask/frequently.php

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