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  1. Head Preparator at Glenstone Museum, Potomac, MD

    Position
    Head Preparator

    An Introduction to Glenstone Museum
    Founded with the mission to seamlessly integrate art, architecture, and landscape, Glenstone is an art museum located on nearly 300...
  2. Assistant Preparator, HAMMER MUSEUM, LOS ANGELES

    HAMMER MUSEUM, LOS ANGELES

    Assistant Preparator
    Classification: Full-time, non-exempt

    Under the general supervision of the Chief Preparator, perform professional duties specific to art...
  3. Sound Art + Experimental Music Program Manager (Bemis Center | Omaha, NE)

    The Sound Art + Experimental Music Program Manager is responsible for managing the live/work residencies and dedicated facilities for rehearsing, recording, and performing for Bemis Center's Sound...
  4. Programming Update for the 2019 Preparators Conference

    Conference Program Link
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    Welcome to PACCIN News

    Welcome to a first edition of news and outreach for the PACCIN membership. This blog type newsletter will be produced as needed to keep our membership aware of major goals, accomplishments, and...
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    Recent changes on PACCIN.org

    Greetings PACCIN community,

    You may have noticed a few changes around the PACCIN website.



    We have a new header and logo, and a simplified color scheme to match.
    We have added a more...
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    Sticky: Read me first

    Welcome! This forum space is designated for posts of a promotional nature. Commercial companies or independent contract individuals can only use this forum for such commercial solicitation, including...
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    2019 PACCIN Preparator Conference

    Dear colleagues,

    There is just over a month to submit your proposals to present at the 2019 PACCIN Preparator Conference in Amsterdam! Please help spread the word, and click here for more...
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    Piedmont Plastics carries 1/2", and it has a...

    Piedmont Plastics carries 1/2", and it has a warehouse in central Massachusetts.
  10. Thread: Glassine?

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    I recommend food-grade HDPE, but note that if you...

    I recommend food-grade HDPE, but note that if you order from a kitchen supplier, it may show up with a logo printed on the plastic. You can find non-printed rolls from vendors specializing in art...
  11. Thread: Glassine?

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    Glassine is not widely recommended for primary...

    Glassine is not widely recommended for primary contact with photographs. If you have any concerns about direct contact with virgin poly, a few other options for the first wrap are Photo-Tex tissue,...
  12. Call for proposals for the 2019 PACCIN Preparator's Conference

    Hello everyone,

    PACCIN is now accepting proposals for the conference. Please submit your ideas related to the themes of collaboration, innovation, and sustainability to PACCIN Programs Chair Julia...
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    It is smooth enough to be feasible in that way,...

    It is smooth enough to be feasible in that way, but I rarely use Dartek for wrapping sculpture because it is a little stiff and does not stretch noticeably, so it does not conform to irregular shapes...
  14. Rigging Workshop & Preparator's Conference

    The Preparation, Art handling, Collections Care, Information Network (PACCIN) is thrilled to announce two upcoming programs:

    2018 PACCIN Rigging Workshop: We are excited to announce a one day...
  15. Welcome Guy, Good idea for discussion. We do not...

    Welcome Guy,
    Good idea for discussion. We do not have a forum section about vehicles, but I have moved your thread to Art/Object Handling & Installation.

    I also recommend that you send your...
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    Hi Graham, I agree with the dual layer,...

    Hi Graham,
    I agree with the dual layer, bubble-to-bubble application. I do not use bubble wrap unless the framed 2D object is first wrapped in one or more films, preferably with something thick &...
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    Full-Time Museum Prep, Sacramento, CA

    POSITION DESCRIPTION
    TITLE: Preparator

    DEPARTMENT: Curatorial

    SUPERVISOR: Director of Exhibition Design
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  18. Hi Mona, With enough skids under the pallet, the...

    Hi Mona,
    With enough skids under the pallet, the common construction of 3/4" plywood battened with 3/4" pine can often suffice for moderately heavy objects, and 2x4 lumber battens can work for very...
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    Registrar - Asia Society, Houston Texas

    Job Title: Registrar
    Reports to: Nancy C. Allen Curator & Director of Exhibitions
    Classification: Full time/Exempt
    Work Schedule: 40 hours a week; required to work some weekends and evenings
    ...
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    Timbcrating, I have edited your post and closed...

    Timbcrating,
    I have edited your post and closed this thread. PACCIN is an information sharing network for peers in the field of art handling. Its intended uses do not include posts advertising your...
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    Hi Benjamin, Great questions! Based on how...

    Hi Benjamin,
    Great questions!

    Based on how you describe the elements, I like the plan of packing the ceramic in an inner box inside the crate, and packing the base separately in the same crate....
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    Hi Herman, I second Paul Abbey's suggestion....

    Hi Herman,
    I second Paul Abbey's suggestion. Breaking the stack up into thinner stacks with foam board dividers between them is a good idea. Cut the foam board with approx. 3" margin around the...
  23. Hi Bill, I have redirected this thread to the...

    Hi Bill,
    I have redirected this thread to the Space Preparation section of the forum where similar topics are discussed. You should still be able to find your original post in the PACCIN Community...
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    Ditto! ...

    Ditto!

    http://www.mcmaster.com/#teflon-(made-with-ptfe)/=xjqt3f
  25. It is a water-based adhesive that I have only...

    It is a water-based adhesive that I have only used with an HVLP sprayer. But there is apparently a roll-on version. http://www.simalfa.com/Products/Overview.htm

    It is not necessarily the best...
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