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The Chicora Foundation
Public non-profit heritage preservation organization. Learn about Chicora's programs in archaeological and historical preservation and education for museums, archives, libraries, historic organizations and private citizens.
http://chicora.org/

American Institute for Conservation of Historic & Historic Works
U.S. national membership organization of conservation professionals dedicated to preserving the art and historic artifacts of cultural heritage for future generations.
http://www.conservation-us.org/

Archives of Museum Conservation Discussion List
Archived messages from 1996 to 2004 at ICOM-CC.
http://home.ease.lsoft.com/scripts/wa-home.exe?A0=ICOM-CC

Australian Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Material (AICCM)
National organization for conservation and preservation of cultural resources in Australia.
http://www.aiccm.org.au/

Canadian Conservation Institute
Promotes the proper care of Canada's cultural heritage and advances the science, practice and technology of conservation.
http://www.cci-icc.gc.ca/

Conservation Register
Detailed information on textile, ceramics and art conservation and restoration practices in the UK and Ireland on PDF files. Includes glossary of technical terms. Searchable directory of conservators and specialisms. Links to related sites.
http://www.conservationregister.com/

Fallon & Wilkinson, LLC
Furniture conservators specializing in antique restoration, repair, and reproductions.
http://www.fallonwilkinson.com/

Fine Arts Conservation, Inc.
Consultation, conservation, and preventive care. Includes biographical and contact information. Located in New York, New York.
http://www.fineartsconservationinc.com/

Heritage Preservation
Programs and publications on the proper care and maintenance of America's cultural and historic heritage, including the CAP (Conservation Assessment Program) grants funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
http://www.heritagepreservation.org/

Historic Salem, Inc.
One of the oldest community preservation organizations in the U.S. chartered in 1941. Its mission is to ensure that the historic resources of Salem, Massachusetts are preserved for future generations and that new development complements the historic character of the city.
http://historicsalem.org/

Indoor Air Pollution Workgroup (IAP)
Homepage of the IAP Workgroup, includes presentation abstracts from the workgroup meetings.
http://iaq.dk/iap.htm

Indoor Air Quality in Museums and Archives
Technical papers, bibliography, links, news, about indoor air quality and climate in cultural heritage buildings.
http://iaq.dk/

Institute of Conservation
The representative body for professional conservators and restorers in private and institutional practice in the UK.
http://www.icon.org.uk/

Intermuseum Conservation Association
Non-profit art center provides member museums with restoration services including photodocumentation, for paintings, murals, frames, icons, polychrome sculpture, works on paper, and objects. Also offers training workshops. Located in Cleveland, Ohio.
http://www.ica-artconservation.org/

JLT Designs Atelier
Specialises in embroidery and the finishing and the making–up of art needlework objects, such as canvas work, needle point cushions, and embroidered hangings. Services include the preservation and restoration of textiles. Located in London.
http://www.jltatelier.co.uk/

Jensen Conservation Services, Inc.
Services include preservation, structural analysis, surface treatment and reproduction of art.
http://www.jensenconservation.com/

Journal of Conservation and Museum Studies
A world wide web publication from the Institute of Archaeology at the University of London which disseminates information on conservation and museum studies to the global conservation and museum community.
http://jcms-journal.com/

Keepsafe Systems
Provides museums and conservators with oxygen absorbers, barrier films, and other materials for modified atmosphere packaging of sensitive artifacts. Located in Toronto, Canada.
http://www.keepsafe.ca/

Life on the Wall
Cleaning and repairing aged and damaged fine art oil paintings and fine art frames.
http://www.lifeonthewall.net/

Los Angeles Preservation Network
Serves the preservation needs of conservators, librarians, archivists and records managers in Los Angeles city and county.
http://lapreservation.wordpress.com/

MP Fine Art and Paper Conservation
Conservation of art on paper: watercolors, prints, lithographs, paintings and folk art. Includes details of work, services and client list. Located in Orrtanna, Pennsylvania.
http://www.pukownikfineart.com/

Master Restorer
Art restoration services for damaged fine art. Includes details of services, examples of work, list of clients and contact information. Located in Torrance, California.
http://masterrestorer.com/

Microclimate Indoor Monitoring In Cultural Heritage Preservation (MIMIC)
Project providing a system of rapid measurement of damage caused by conditions in the environment surrounding works of art, and particularly paintings, in museums and historic buildings. Includes details and participating organizations. [English and Spanish].
http://iaq.dk/mimic

Midwest Art Conservation Center
Regional center working for preservation and conservation of art and artifacts. Located in Minneapolis.
http://www.preserveart.org/

Northern States Conservation Center
Provides information and support to museums, archives and individuals covering disaster response, storage, exhibits, environment, fundraising and pest management. Offers online museum classes and training and museum related products. Located in St. Paul, Minnesota.
http://www.collectioncare.org/

Opening Books
A project enabling librarians, historians, and archivists to make important works available to students, scholars, and the general public in an interactive format while keeping the originals safe and untouched.
http://www.openingbooks.com/

Pest Research and Education: Museums Archives and Libraries
Swedish working group on insect pest control in museums works with research and staff training in integrated pest management and preventive conservation on cultural collections.
http://www.nrm.se/researchandcollections/premal.4.5fdc727f10d795b1c6e80006885.html

Ponsford Ltd.
Offering conservation and restoration services, infestation and lead abatement treatments. Includes examples of work and contact information for area representatives. Based in Acworth, Georgia.
http://www.ponsford.com/

Preservation Alliance of Minnesota
Dedicated to preserving Minnesota's historic resources. Requires frames. Too wide for smaller monitors.
http://www.mnpreservation.org/

Primer on Disaster Preparedness
Provides information on disaster preparedness, management and response for paper-based materials.
http://www.archives.gov/preservation/emergency-prep/disaster-prep-primer.html

Rasmussen Bindery
Binds new and old books, magazines, and newspapers for film sets, law libraries, publishers, the general public and the Queen’s Printers. Located in North Vancouver, British Columbia.
http://www.rasmussenbindery.com/

Regional Alliance for Preservation
Provides preservation information to cultural institutions and the public throughout the United States.
http://www.rap-arcc.org/

Restoration Preservation Conservation Products
Specializes in preservation and restoration waxes, polishes, and cleaners for a variety of surfaces.
http://www.restorationproduct.com/

Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute
Provides research and education in the conservation, preservation, technical study and analysis of museum collection items and related materials.
http://www.si.edu/mci/

South East Conservation and Restoration
A service that includes condition assessment and documentation, remedial and preventive conservation, and exhibition services. Located in Sydney, Australia.
http://www.southeastconservation.com.au/

The British Museum: The Department of Conservation, Documentation, and Science
Conservation department at the British Museum, with materials testing, professional resources and abstracts of conservation research report groups.
http://www.britishmuseum.org/about_us/departments/conservation_and_science.aspx

The Fine Arts Conservancy
Scientific conservation laboratory, restoring fine arts, antiques, furniture and period frames. Providing museum framing, specialized analysis and condition reports, and insurance art claims. Located in West Palm Beach, Florida.
http://www.art-conservation.org/

The Getty Conservation Institute
Museum conservation. Includes on-line issues of Conservation and newsletter.
http://www.getty.edu/conservation

The International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works
Promotes the knowledge, methods and working standards needed to protect and preserve historic and artistic works throughout the world. Includes information about publications, congresses, regional groups and memberships. Located in the United Kingdom.
http://www.iiconservation.org/

Washington Conservation Guild
Nonprofit organization for professional conservators, students and others interested in the conservation of art, ethnographic and archaeological objects, and other areas of materials conservation.
http://washingtonconservationguild.org/

Western Association for Art Conservation (WAAC)
Organization for museum and conservation professionals on the west coast and in the western part of the USA, including Alaska and Hawaii. Features annual meetings, workshops, and a newsletter for members.
http://cool.conservation-us.org/waac/

Wooden Artifacts Group Postprints Archive
Lists papers presented by the WAG specialty group at the AIC annual meeting from 1995-2001. [PDF files].
http://www.wag-aic.org/