Special Poster Session: Storage Techniques for Arts, Science, and Humanities Collections


This special poster session is co-sponsored by the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC) on storage solutions. This poster session will commemorate 20 years since SPNHC’s first publication of the seminal work Storage of Natural History Collections: Ideas and Practical Solutions.


Posters submitted for this Storage Techniques session will be asked to adhere to the same general format as those in the SPNHC publication. Posters should include the following text sections:

  • Purpose
  • Description
  • Materials Tools & Supplies
  • Construction
  • Comments

Submissions will ideally be liberally supplemented with photographic or drawn illustrations. Any type of artifact, material, or collection will be considered appropriate


In order to have a poster presentation considered for inclusion in the program, an abstract must be submitted by April 13, 2012. Please follow the abstract submission instructions on the abstract submission pages.