International Preservation Studies Center

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The International Preservation Studies Center (IPSC) is one of the top international destinations for practical, hands-on training in collections care, historic preservation, and conservation refresher. With over 35 years of experience, the Center has positioned itself as a leader in the field of preservation, offering over 75 courses to meet the training needs of cultural heritage professionals around the world. Our instructors are working professionals in the field who provide our participants with their expert instruction in best practices. 

Founded in 1980, the Center has evolved from a small center designed specifically for historic preservation training, to one of the leading training organizations for museum professionals, librarians, archivists, conservationists, and historic preservationists. 

Our mission is to provide education to meet the evolving training needs of individuals who work to preserve cultural, historic, and artistic properties.