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CURRENT WORKSHOPS

Details of our upcoming workshops are available below:

Upcoming Workshops

    • 2023-03-30
    • 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Zoom
    • 45
    Register

    Accessibility 202: Accessible Presentations, Exhibitions and Audio/Visual Resources (virtual)

    Instructors  | Jennifer Arnott, Susanna Coit, and Jen Hale, Perkins School for the Blind

    THURSDAY, MARCH 30, 2023

    Please join New England Archivists for Accessibility 202: Accessible Presentations, Exhibitions and Audio/Visual Resources, a virtual workshop taught by the Research Library and Archives team at Perkins School for the Blind. This workshop, a follow up to Accessibility 101 held in 2022, will cover strategies for making presentations, exhibitions, and audio and visual resources accessible. Participants will learn approaches and best practices that will help ensure that these types of materials are inclusive. There will be an opportunity to ask focused questions on each topic, and helpful resources and examples will be provided.

    Please note that this workshop will not be recorded, so please plan to attended live.

    Questions about registration? Please contact NEA's Registrar, Becky White, at registrar@newenglandarchivists.org.  Or, see our FAQ.

    Don't have a Member Profile password yet?  Contact the NEA Membership Committee to receive one.

    If you want to register online, but still need to pay by check, the system will generate an invoice that you can print out and mail to the attention of:

    Sean Parke
    NEA Treasurer-elect
    141 Converse Ave
    Meriden, CT 06450

    Please make all checks payable to New England Archivists.

    For questions or concerns about accessibility and/or disability accommodations that you would like addressed before registration, please contact NEA’s Inclusion and Diversity Coordinator chair Meg Rinn at diversity@newenglandarchivists.org for assistance.

    CANCELLATION POLICY: NEA will issue a refund minus a $10 cancellation fee for up to 10 days prior to the meeting. Exceptions to the cancellation policy will be made at the discretion of the Registrar.

    • 2023-03-30
    • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    • Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel | 250 Market St, Portsmouth, NH 03801
    • 28
    Register

    Surface Cleaning Techniques for Paper-Based Materials (In-Person)

    Instructor  | Bexx Caswell-Olson, Director of Book Conservation, Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC)

    THURSDAY, MARCH 30, 2023

    Please join New England Archivists for this hands-on workshop, taught by NEDCC's Director of Book Conversation Bexx Caswell-Olson, where participants will learn about various surface cleaning methods that can be safely used to clean books and paper. Using a combination of lecture and live demonstration, the pros and cons and appropriate applications of each method will be discussed. Each participant will receive a supply kit and will have the opportunity to participate in a unique hands-on experience. This class is appropriate for anyone charged with the care of paper-based collections – no previous conservation experience is necessary.

    Questions about registration? Please contact NEA's Registrar, Becky White, at registrar@newenglandarchivists.org.  Or, see our FAQ.

    Don't have a Member Profile password yet?  Contact the NEA Membership Committee to receive one.

    If you want to register online, but still need to pay by check, the system will generate an invoice that you can print out and mail to the attention of:

    Sean Parke
    NEA Treasurer-elect
    141 Converse Ave
    Meriden, CT 06450

    Please make all checks payable to New England Archivists.

    For questions or concerns about accessibility and/or disability accommodations that you would like addressed before registration, please contact NEA’s Inclusion and Diversity Coordinator chair Meg Rinn at diversity@newenglandarchivists.org for assistance.

    CANCELLATION POLICY: NEA will issue a refund minus a $10 cancellation fee for up to 10 days prior to the meeting. Exceptions to the cancellation policy will be made at the discretion of the Registrar.

The workshops we offer are based on member interest (see NEA’s annual surveys for more information) as well as instructor and location availability.  Interested in teaching? Fill out our GoogleForm and a member of the Education Committee will be in touch.

Questions? Get in touch with the Education Committee at education@newenglandarchivists.org or visit NEA’s contact page for a full listing of Education Committee members. Individual contact information is available by searching for a committee member by name in the directory.

To learn more about workshop registration please see our faq.



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