(Zoar, Ohio) – Historic Zoar Village is proud to announce that it is one of 98 institutions in the United States selected to participate in the Collections Assessment for Preservation (CAP) program.
CAP helps museums improve the care of their collections by providing support for a general conservation assessment of the museum’s collections and buildings. The Zoar Community Association will work with a team of preservation professionals to identify preventive conservation priorities in the Town Hall Museum. The final assessment report will help ZCA prioritize its collections care efforts in the coming years.
“We are honored to have been selected to participate in such an important program designed to preserve our history for generations to come,” explained Tammi Shrum, Historic Sites Director. “This program helps ensure the longevity of the priceless artifacts we have collected that still have so many stories to share.”
The CAP program is administered by the Foundation for Advancement in Conservation through a cooperative agreement with the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
The Foundation for Advancement in Conservation saves cultural heritage for future generations, protecting it from decay and destruction. Learn more about FAIC at www.culturalheritage.org/foundation.
The Institute of Museum and Library Services is the primary source of federal support for the nation’s libraries and museums. We advance, support, and empower America’s museums, libraries, and related organizations through grantmaking, research, and policy development. Our vision is a nation where museums and libraries work together to transform the lives of individuals and communities. To learn more, visit www.imls.gov.