Meg Blum
Associate Director of Marketing and Communications
800.999.8558, ext. 2951

September 13, 2016 – Philadelphia, PA and Atlanta, GA-The Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts (CCAHA), a nonprofit paper conservation facility, and LYRASIS, a member-based nonprofit organization serving libraries, archives, and museums, are proud to announce a partnership.

The collaboration aims to strengthen an alliance between complementary organizations and increase access to vital services for their constituents. Each institution will offer reciprocal workshop and webinar discounts to the other’s members. The organizations will also engage in combined consulting offerings for cultural heritage organizations. In addition, LYRASIS members will receive a discount on conservation treatment services at CCAHA.

“CCAHA and LYRASIS have collaborated on many projects over the years,” says Laura Hortz Stanton, Executive Director of CCAHA, “I’m thrilled that this newly-formalized partnership will allow our two nationally-renowned organizations to provide broader and more comprehensive collections management, preservation, and conservation services to our memberships.” By broadening access to workshops, webinars, consulting, and conservation treatment, CCAHA and LYRASIS will continue serving cultural heritage communities.

Robert Miller, CEO of LYRASIS says, “We are excited to introduce this valuable new program to our members and users. It brings together two best-of-field nonprofit organizations committed to furthering conservation efforts of archives, libraries and museums to deliver vital services and knowledge. It’s a fantastic opportunity to serve our communities and deliver solutions, training and consulting they need to preserve their unique and valuable collections into the future.”