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    Published on 07-15-2010 05:41 AM
    1. Categories:
    2. Art/Object Handling,
    3. Registration,
    4. Security,
    5. Resources

    Back to Basics and Beyond: Art Handling Workshop


    NEMA Registrars PAG in partnership with PACIN 22 June 2010


    Documentation Segment Presented by Darlene Bialowski


    Suggested Resources Handout

    Publications:

    The Care of Antiques and Historical Collections by Guldbeck and Macleish
    Pollutants in the Museum Environment by Pamela B. Hatchfield
    Following through AAM ...
    Published on 03-08-2010 12:41 PM
    1. Categories:
    2. Materials,
    3. Installation,
    4. Security
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    By Steve Short, Portland Art Museum



    Evolution and production of exhibit object mounts arise out of a variety of reasons:

    • The need or desire to optimize "view"-ability within the context of the display.
    • To provide or maintain a degree of security for the object.
    • Geographical factors, the museum or gallery is in an area known to experience the occasional earthquake, tremor or seismic jolt.
    ...