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There are not nearly enough publications out there about the craft of mountmaking, but here are a few that relate to the craft. If you know of any mountmaking books, articles, presentations or links which you don’t see here, please contact us and we’ll add them!

Some Resources for our "New Normal" Times:

Art Services Worker Safety Coalition: An organization comprised of representatives from museums, collections, art handlers, shippers, professional associations and unions. Their mission is to create baseline universal safety guidelines for workers that are specific to the needs of the art world and its satellite industries.

PACCIN's COVID-19 Resources List: Many sites to visit for information on many aspects of dealing with this crisis.

FAIC's Collections Care in the Age of COVID-19 Seminar: On April 2, 2020 Connecting to Collections Care held a Facebook Book Live Event “Collections Care in the Age of COVID-19”. Panelists included preservation librarians, conservators, and other experts in the field of collections care on such subjects as collections storage situations, collections care standards, disaster plans, and the challenges of working from home.

If you have more suggestions, please contact us at

Mountmaking by Subject

Click on the subject title to see a list of presentations, posters, blogs and videos pertaining to that subject.

If you are looking for something from a specific IMF event, please go to the “Conferences and Events” page.

Books on Mountmaking and Related Skills:

Online Resources from Allied Professions

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This website provides information and tools so that institutions of all types, sizes and resource levels can learn how to create safe and appropriate storage mount solutions.

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PACCIN is an organization created by, and committed to supporting the work of, Hands-On Collections Care Professionals.

AIC is the national membership organization supporting conservation professionals in preserving cultural heritage by establishing and upholding professional standards, promoting research and publications, providing educational opportunities, and fostering the exchange of knowledge among conservators, allied professionals, and
the public.