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Outreach Resources for Members


Reach out to your local communities and create opportunities to introduce new audiences to the importance of conservation.

  • Talk to your local library or cultural organizations about holding a lecture or event.
  • Contact local schools for lecture opportunities: Find K-12 Education and Outreach resources for conservators and educators on the AIC Wiki
  • Reach out to members of the press to talk about current projects or a profile of you or your institution. Our Public Relations Toolkit offers guidance about direct communication with the public and the press, using both traditional and social media outlets.
  • Advocate for Conservation. You can get inspiration for how to reach out to your leaders and representatives via the American Alliance of Museums.
  • Encourage people interested in conservation to sign up for our monthly “Friends of Conservation” news updates to learn about stories in conservation, get preventive conservation tips, and get insights into how we help preserve and protect cultural heritage.
  • Share information from our website, covering topics including "What is Conservation?" and Frequently Asked Questions.
  • Learn about Conservation in Social Media and share our posts to raise awareness of the field.
  • Help your clients better understand the field and your work. Share our guide to Hiring a Conservation Professional



Presentation Templates

  • If you are a member presenting to the public about conservation, use the template below which has general information about the field that you can customize for most audiences.

Printable Brochures

  • Download our Caring for Your Treasures series of guides for general cleaning, storage, display, handling, and protection of cultural objects of various materials.
  • Download our card about conservation and print yourself, or request that we send you some if you are attending a specific event.

  • Download our membership information card below, and take it to your next event. Share it with colleagues who have yet to join. Tell them why you became a member and help grow our membership!

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