Collections Sustainable Storage Initiative

Rita Albertson
The Worcester Art Museum is seeking a Planning Grant to develop its Collections Sustainable Storage Initiative (CSSI), an updated comprehensive Report and Master Plan of its collections storage spaces, environmental control and safety systems. A multi-disciplinary team is assembled to perform this work including consulting architects and engineers. As part of this effort the Museum will also implement the environmental data logging and analysis recommended by team consultant Image Permanence
more » ... Image Permanence Institute (IPI). The planning goal is to develop ecologically sound, efficient, and sustainable guidelines supporting the Museum's collections storage spaces, storage furniture systems, environmental monitoring and control systems, as well as safety and protection systems. The CSSI Report will then form the basis for rethinking the existing connections between storage and permanent collections, and guide the way to more efficient and sustainable collections preservation.
doi:10.17613/m6d666 fatcat:ffn6y3hd6jcl3lxjjdjaztgg3e