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Talk: "FUNdamentals of Museum IPM (Integrated Pest Managment)" by Christa Deacy-Quinn

  • Event Date: Thursday, November 5, 2020
  • Time: 2:00 pm (CST)
  • Location: Online, via Zoom
  • Cost: Free Admission, registration required

Our very own Christa Deacy-Quinn will be presenting a talk as part of the AAM Collections Stewardship Professional Network's webinar series. The topic will be her much-loved book FUNdamentals of Museum IPM (Integrated Pest Management). She is one of the leaders in the field of pest management for museums, and has perfected techniques that avoid damaging chemicals. Her talk is open to the public!

Christa Deacy-Quinn is Collections Manager at the Spurlock Museum of World Cultures at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. She has over 30 years of experience in museum collections preservation. She is a Certified Technician for General Use Pesticides in Illinois, a Certified Mold Remediation Worker, and her integrated pest management program at Spurlock has earned her Green Shield Certification and worldwide recognition. She teaches museum collection preservation in the Graduate School of Information Science at the University of Illinois, serves as a faculty associate of Ontario’s Willowbank School of Restoration Arts, is an instructor at the Center for Collections Care at Beloit College, and serves as a peer-reviewer for the American Alliance of Museums’ (AAM) Museum Assessment Program (MAP). Her book, FUNdamentals of Museum IPM (2019), has been downloaded over 500 times in 46 different countries.

Register in advance for this webinar by clicking the button below:

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After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Please note that this program does NOT take place at the Spurlock Museum.
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For further information on this event, contact Katya Reno at or (217) 244-8483

All participants are welcome. To request disability-related accommodations for this event, please contact Brian Cudiamat at or (217) 244-5586.