Texas Collections Emergency Resource Alliance

An Educational Resource for Disaster Preparedness, Response and Recovery for Texas Cultural Heritage Institutions

A part of the FAIC Alliance for Response (AFR) Network.

Webinar - Mold Control - August 15

Webinar: August 15, 2023 

The slides and recording of this webinar can be found on our Resources Page under Response Webinars.

Presenter: Tara Kennedy, Head, Preventive Conservation, Yale Library Center for Preservation and Conservation

When water is part of an emergency situation, it is almost inevitable that mold growth will occur on objects and in collection spaces. How can you manage a moldy situation? What are the steps necessary to take care of this problem? Please join us on August 15th to discuss this topic in the context of collections emergency response. 

Workshop - Introduction to Emergency Preparedness for Cultural Heritage - October 26/27

2-Day Workshop: Thursday, October 26 - Friday, October 27, 2023

Location: Fair Park /Fair Park First Visitors Center (old Natural History Museum) 

We are excited to partner with the Office of Arts and Culture, Dallas, to co-host this introductory workshop on the importance of having an Emergency Response Plan in place.

Registration opening soon...

Hurricane and Fire Season - Advice for Institutions

Current Grant and Funding Opportunities

This is a rotating section of available disaster planning, response, and recovery grants or other funding opportunities for Cultural Institutions, Historic Sites, Museums, Archives or Special Collections.