Recovering Wet Photographs

Photographs are a treasured part of a family’s or institution’s collection, and water damage can have a devastating effect on them. The Galveston Historical Foundation produced this short video showing how to recover wet photographs. Preservation Australia presents this ten-minute video about how to salvage photographs from water damaged albums.

Recovering from a Disaster Part 1 Recording

Did you miss Part 1 of our two-part webinar series “Recovering from a Disaster: Procuring Insurance and Managing Risk Before a Disaster Occurs”? You can watch the recording here: https://register.gotowebinar.com/recording/577742099056822019


You can also browse through this page for all of the Texas Historical Commission’s recent webinars: https://www.thc.texas.gov/preserve/projects-and-programs/museum-services/webinars


Don’t forget to register for Part 2 of the series “Recovering from a Disaster: Insurance Claims and Collections Recovery”: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/6120854103677914637

Two-Part Webinar: Risk Management and Insurance

We have a great set of webinars coming up on Wednesday, June 16th at 10am and Wednesday, June 23rd at 10am discussing risk management and insurance, both before and after a disaster.


Part 1, June 16: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/2470571156599413776?fbclid=IwAR3Z7ngUbcmoZbXwWeoxbFVrOKYS6YM-vG2F_hhbAh_UA4o2JZcpLuzNkzc


Part 2, June 23: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/6120854103677914637?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Thank you to the Texas Historical Commission for hosting the webinars!

Recovering from a Disaster: Procuring Insurance and Managing Risk Before a Disaster Occurs

Join us on Wednesday, June 16 for part one of two webinars focusing on insurance: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/2470571156599413776

This webinar will discuss how to plan for the risk of disaster that faces every historical site and museum. It will introduce the Texas Collections Emergency Resource Alliance (TX-CERA) and present an overview of general disaster preparedness considerations. Attendees will learn practical tips to assess risk and standard guidelines in emergency planning to implement within their organizations. Finally, we’ll explain the insurance placement process and walk attendees through types of coverage available as well as best practices for selecting limits and deductibles that are appropriate for the organization.