Visit IPI at the AIC Annual Meeting in May

For the first time, IPI will have an exhibit booth at the American Institute for Conservation (AIC) Annual Meeting. This year’s program, focused on “Sustainable Choices in Collection Care” will take place between May 28 and 31, in San Francisco, CA ( Please visit us at Exhibit Hall Booth #407.

IPI staff will also be involved in four session presentations during the AIC Annual Meeting:

  • Research & Technical Studies:  An Examination of Light-Induced Color Change in Anoxia and Hypoxia Using the Microfading Tester. Andrew Lerwill, Research Scientist, Image Permanence Institute; James Druzik, Senior Scientist, Getty Conservation Institute; Vincent Beltram, Assistant Scientist, Getty Conservation Institute; and Christel Pesme, Museum Lighting Consultant. Thursday May 29, 2:00 PM
  • Exploring Sustainable Preservation Environments Session:  Creating Sustainable Preservation Environments—Funding, Process, and Practice. Jeremy Linden, IPI Senior Preservation Environment Specialist; Erin Blake, Curator of Art and Special Collections, Folger Shakespeare Library; and Laura Word, Senior Program Officer, National Endowment for the Humanities. Friday, May 30, 4:20 PM
  • Collection Care & HVAC Session:  Sustaining Collections—Putting Theory into Practice. James Reilly, Director, Image Permanence Institute; Lois Olcott Price, Director of Conservation, Winterthur Museum; John Castle, Director of Facilities, Winterthur Museum; and Thomas Sherwood, Senior Account Manager, Limbach Company. Saturday, May 31, 10:50 AM
  • Collection Care & HVAC Session: Research on Mechanical system Shutdowns in Collection Storage Areas. Jeremy Linden, IPI Senior Preservation Environment Specialist. Saturday, May 31, 3:00 PM