April 2017 #OHMuseumChat Resources - Disaster Preparedness and Response

The Ohio Museums Association (@OhioMuseums)  and our partner EWC Media (@ewc_media) held our April ?#?OHMuseumChat - Thursday, April 20 on Twitter. Thank you to all the individuals and organizations that participated in this conversation!

To help us gear up for MayDay and Disaster Preparedness Month, for April's topic we discussed Disaster Preparedness and Response.

Many thanks to our special guest panelists Jessica Unger from the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works - @jessunger, Jennifer Souers-Chevraux and Stephanie from ICA-Art Conservation - @ICAconservation, Carrie Phillips from the Ohio Preservation Council -@crpthearchivist

Have questions for our panelists you didn't have a chance to ask during the chat? Be sure to reach out to them via twitter with #?OHMuseumChat!

Weren't able to make it to this month's chat, but want to stay in the loop on the great conversation with other museum professionals? We have you covered! You can find a summary from April's #?OHMuseumChat here.

There were many resources referenced during this month's chat. Those and more are listed below:

American Alliance of Museums

American Association for State and Local History

American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works

  • Alliance for Response
    Website for national network of cultural heritage and emergency management professionals with resources, professional development opportunities and more.
  • National Heritage Responders (formerly the Collections Emergency Response Team – AIC-CERT)
    Responds to the needs of cultural institutions during emergencies and disasters through coordinated efforts with first responders, state agencies, vendors and the public. If you need assistance due to a disaster, NHR is available 24/7 at 202.661.8068.

American Library Association

Connecting to Collections

ICA-Art Conservation

Ohio Local history Alliance


Thanks again for a fantastic April chat! We hope you can join us for our May #?OHMuseumChat, as we discuss "Working with Living Collections," Thursday, May 18 at noon!

Have a great topic for an upcoming chat? Drop us a line at [email protected] or tweet @OhioMuseums and let us know!