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Dakota Collections Care Initiative Summer Workshops 2012
Free hands-on workshops available this summer
for museums, libraries and archives in the Dakotas
Staff, board members and volunteers from museums, libraries and archives in North Dakota and South Dakota are invited to attend free hands-on workshops hosted by the Dakota Collections Care Initiative (DCCI) this summer.
North Dakota Workshops
• Cooperstown – Griggs County Historical Society: May 16–18
• Drayton – Ox Cart Trails Historical Society: May 23–25
• Minot – Northwest Art Gallery at Minot State University: June 6–8
• Alexander – Lewis and Clark Trail Museum: June 13–15
• Dickinson – Stoxen Library at Dickinson State University: June 20–22
• Bowman – Pioneer Trails Regional Museum: June 27–29
South Dakota Workshops
• Dallas – Gregory County Historical Society: August 8–10
• Yankton – Dakota Territorial Museum: August 15–17
• Lake City – Fort Sisseton Historic State Park: August 22 – 24
• Timber Lake – Timber Lake & Area Historical Society and Museum: August 29–31
• Belle Fourche – Tri-State Museum: September 12–14
• Keystone – Keystone Area Historical Society Museum: September 19–21
You are encouraged to attend all of the sessions during the three-day workshop, but we realize that may not be possible so you may select which sessions you are able to participate in on the registration form.
For a complete workshop schedule, including topics covered each day, go to:
Dakota Collections Care Initiative
The Dakota Collections Care Initiative (DCCI) is a partnership between collections care professionals at museums, libraries and archives in North Dakota and South Dakota to improve collections care and emergency preparedness and response for small and mid-sized collecting heritage institutions across the two states.
DCCI partners include the Association of South Dakota Museums, North Dakota Library Association, Plains Art Museum in Fargo, South Dakota State Historical Society, South Dakota State Library, and State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Terri Schindel, affiliated with the Museum Training Network, is the project conservator and will lead the workshops.
Dana Schaar of Clearwater Communications is the project administrator. She may be contacted at (701) 355-4458 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The project is made possible by a two-year Connecting to Collections implementation grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). The IMLS is the primary source of federal support for the nation’s 123,000 libraries and 17,500 museums. The Institute's mission is to create strong libraries and museums that connect people to information and ideas. To learn more about the Institute, please visit www.imls.gov.