Last updated: 7/9/2014
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Address
2400 3rd Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55404
phone: 612-870-3120
fax: 612-870-3118
e-mail: info@preserveart.org
web: www.preserveart.org
Hours
Monday - Friday8:30 AM - 5 PM
Admissions
N/A
Museum Type(s)
Art
Staff
Colin Turner, Executive Director
phone: 612-870-3120
David Marquis, Chief Conservator and Sr. Paintings Conservator
phone: 612-870-3120
Elizabeth Buschor, Senior Paper Conservator
phone: 612-870-3120
Nicole Grabow, Objects Conservator
phone: 612-870-3120
Beth Mclaughlin, Senior Textile Conservator
phone: 612-870-3120
Megan Emory, Objects Conservator
phone: 612-870-3120
Dianna Clise, Paper Conservator
phone: 612-870-3120
Elisa Redman, Director of Preservation Services
phone: 612-870-3120
Joan Gorman, Senior Paintings Conservator
phone: 612-870-3120
Jenny Wollner, Office Manager
phone: 612-870-3120
Description

MACC is a regional art conservation center providing treatment for paintings, paper, objects and textiles; preservation outreach and field service programs are offered as well.

The Code of Ethics and Guidelines for Practice of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works governs the methodology and standards behind all elements of MACC's treatments and programming. At the core of this code is an informed respect for the cultural property, its unique character and significance, and the legacies of the people or person who created it.

Mission

The Midwest Art Conservation Center is a non-profit regional center for the preservation and conservation of art and artifacts providing treatment, education, and training for museums, historical societies, libraries, other cultural institutions and the public.

History

Established in 1977, MACC has grown to serve over 170 museums and other cultural instituions throughout the United States.

Educational Programs

Disaster response services, workshops and training on a variety of collections care topics for museum staff.

Governance

MACC is a 501c3 Non-profit Organization with a volunteer Board of Directors.

Library

Access: Scholars, Members

Appointment required: Yes

Publications

Biannual newsletter.

  • Preserving Art
  • Services

    Professional conservation treatment services include:

    Paintings, Murals, Western and Asian works on paper, Textiles, Furniture and decorative arts, Frames, Objects, Indoor and outdoor sculpture, Ethnographic artifacts, Historic artifacts.

    Additionally, general conservation and preservation services include:

    Environmental assessments, collections surveys, and storage analysis; ?Training workshops and mentoring; Technical information; Loans of environmental monitoring equipment; Emergency response planning; ?24-hour emergency disaster response; Grant writing assistance for conservation projects.

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