Free Workshop When Water Emergencies Strike Your Collection: Response Training and Workshop

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Free Workshop
When Water Emergencies Strike Your Collection:
Response Training and Workshop

Friday/Saturday, April 25-26, 2014
Hosted by the Museum of Osteopathic Medicine and Illinois Heritage Association

Museum of Osteopathic Medicine   (
A.T. Still University
800 West Jefferson
Kirksville, MO 63501
Faculty Development and Resource Room (Timken Burnett Bldg.)
Contact: Debra Loguda-Summers,  660.626.2359
                Heather Rudy, 660.626.2359

Registration: “click on the Disaster Preparedness Workshop” button”    ONLY 7 Openings Left
(Limited to 25 participants)

The Friday workshop will start at 9:30 a.m. and end at 4:15 p.m.
The Saturday workshop will start at 9:00 a.m. and end at 12:00 p.m.
Lunch will be served on Friday, please let us know of any special dietary needs. Contact Debra (
Breakfast refreshments will be served at 9:00 a.m. on Friday and 8:30 a.m. on Saturday.

A block of hotel rooms have been reserved at the Holiday Inn Express, 660 627-1100. When making arrangements please let them know that it is for the “Disaster Preparedness Workshop.”  All rooms are double beds, non-smoking.  The rate is $74.00 + tax. Deadline to reserve rooms is April 10, 2014

We look forward to seeing you.  Don’t dress up- we will be dealing with some wet and dirty artifacts!

Patricia Miller, Executive Director of the Illinois Heritage Association 

Pat has been with the Illinois Heritage Association (IHA) since its founding in 1981. She holds a master’s degree in art history from theUniversity of Illinois. She has served as a registrar of a university art museum and as director of a county historical museum. As executive director of IHA, Pat works with cultural heritage organizations to facilitate achieving professional standards. She presents workshops and classes and is a frequent speaker at professional meetings. Pat teaches graduate courses in leadership and museum administration at Eastern Illinois University.  She is also active in national, regional, and local museum and library organizations. She has served on the councils of the American Alliance of Museums (AAM) and the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH). She is a peer reviewer for the AAM, serving on visiting committees for accreditation and as a Museum Assessment Program consultant for over twenty-five museums. She is active in the StEPs program of AASLH. Pat is the recipient of life-time awards from the Illinois State Historical Society, the Illinois Association of Museums, and the Association of Midwest Museum.


Bronwyn Eves, Bronwyn Eves Conservation Studios Incorporated
Bronwyn is an objects conservator.  Her clients include many small museums and collectors throughout the Midwest.  She holds an undergraduate degree in art history from the University of Illinois and a masters in art conservation from Buffalo State College in Buffalo New York.  Bronwyn is a professional associate in the American Institute for the Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works.