2-Day Disaster Response and Recovery Workshop hosted by TX-CERA
THE MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, HOUSTON TO HOST TRAINING FOR MUSEUM, LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES PROFESSIONALS, CULTURAL LEADERS AND EMERGENCY PROFESSIONALS, AUGUST 1-2, LED BY THE TEXAS CULTURAL EMERGENCY RESPONSE ALLIANCE
The MFAH will host an inaugural disaster preparedness forum, led by Texas Cultural Emergency Response Alliance, on Monday, August 1 and Tuesday August 2, 2016.
Library, archive, and museum professionals in Houston and the surrounding counties are invited to share expertise and resources in this unique partnership. The conference will focus on disaster recovery situations specific to the region, including hurricanes, tornadoes, and flash floods, and will show participants how to respond to such large-scale natural events to both protect and preserve the objects in their care and to connect to a larger network of national emergency management professionals. Day 1 will feature speakers from the Harris County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Belfor USA and others. Day 2 will focus on techniques and training for wet recovery salvage of heritage objects.
$80.00 - Lunch is included in cost of ticket.
Parking - Free parking in museum parking lot
For further information please contact
Steve Pine, Museum of Fine Arts, firstname.lastname@example.org
Olivia Primanis, University of Texas, Austin, email@example.com
Melanie Sanford, Textile Preservation Services of Texas - firstname.lastname@example.org
- Museum of Fine Arts, Houston - Audrey Jones Beck Building 5601 Main Street, Houston, TX 77005 - View Map