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Tru Vue Optium Conservation Grant

From: Abigail Choudhury <achoudhury<-at->
Date: Tuesday, October 16, 2012
FAIC Announces November 1, 2012 Deadline for Tru Vue(r) Optium(r)
Conservation Grant

Tru Vue(r) Inc. has partnered with the Foundation of the American
Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (FAIC) to
offer grants to support projects in glazing applications for
preservation of museum and library collections.  Funds are to help
defray direct project costs, including supplies and publicity.
Projects must be supported by a conservator and demonstrate
conservation goals.

Up to four awards will be made each year.  Each award includes a
cash amount of up to $4,000 and donated Tru Vue(r) Optium(r) acrylic
glazing materials.

Past recipients of the grant include the Friends of Old Ship Meeting
House, the Golisano Children's Museum of Naples, Norman Rockwell
Museum, New York State Office of Parks Recreation and Historic
Preservation, Bureau of Historic Sites, the Harry Ransom Center of
The University of Texas at Austin, The Fairbanks House, the Phillips
Collection, The Walters Art Museum, Philadelphia Museum of Art, The
Mariners' Museum of Newport News, Virginia, the Newark Museum of New
Jersey, the New York Historical Society, and the Museum of Art at
the Rhode Island School of Design.

To be eligible,

    The applicant must be a not-for-profit collecting institution
    (museum or library) with active exhibition programs and located
    in one of the 50 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, or U.S.
    territories.

    The institution must have at least one full-time conservator on
    staff, or a conservator who will be on contract for the project.

    Projects should be completed within 12 months of the award date.

The deadline for receipt of all materials is May 1 and November 1 of
each year.  Electronic submissions are encouraged but not required.

Guidelines and forms are available on both the AIC/FAIC website,

    <URL:http://www.conservation-us.org/grants>

and Tru Vue,

    <URL:http://www.tru-vue.com/museums/grants>

or by calling the FAIC office at 202-452-9545.

Abigail Choudhury
Development and Education Associate
Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic
    and Artistic Works
1156 15th Street NW, Suite 320
Washington, DC 20005-1714
202-661-8070
Fax: 202-452-9328


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