Case 3 Mystic Seaport Museum

River Thames

View of some of Mystic Seaport Museum's buildings and one of the ships in its collection, showing the museum's location on the waterfront in Mystic, Connecticut, which makes it susceptible to seaborne hazards. Courtesy of the Mystic Seaport Museum. Photo Judy Beisler. View of some of Mystic Seaport Museum's buildings and one of the ships in its collection, showing the museum's location on the waterfront in Mystic, Connecticut, which makes it susceptible to seaborne hazards. Courtesy of the...

Procedures for Handling Art in an Emergency

I.1 Protection of Art in Emergency Situations from the Seattle Art Museum's Emergency Planning Handbook, rev. ed. (Seattle Seattle Art Museum, 1994). Used by permission. 4. Do not carry a painting by the top of the frame. Carry it with one hand under the frame and one hand to the side, or with a hand on either side of the frame. 5. Hold the frame where it is strongest, never by the fragile gesso decoration. 6. If there appears to be loose paint present, carry the painting flat, painted surface...

Case 4 Seattle Art Museum

The Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington, showing Jonathan Borofsky's sculpture, The Hammering Man. Courtesy of the Seattle Art Museum. Photo Susan Dirk. The Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington, showing Jonathan Borofsky's sculpture, The Hammering Man. Courtesy of the Seattle Art Museum. Photo Susan Dirk. Information for this case was provided by Gail Joice, senior deputy director and registrar of the Seattle Art Museum and an adviser in the development of this book. Area 144,000 square...

Case 1 Barbados Museum and Historical Society

The Barbados Museum and Historical Society, St. Ann's Garrison, St. Michael, Barbados. Courtesy of the Barbados Museum and Historical Society. The Barbados Museum and Historical Society, St. Ann's Garrison, St. Michael, Barbados. Courtesy of the Barbados Museum and Historical Society. Location St. Michael, Barbados, British West Indies Director Alissandra Cummins Area 20,000 square feet (1,860 square meters), including 10,000 square feet (930 square meters) in galleries Collection Archaeology,...