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Bringing together cultural heritage and emergency management professionals at the local level – where virtually all initial disaster response occurs – is the purpose of the Alliance for Response initiative.

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Upcoming Event:

Do you have a disaster planning committee at your cultural heritage organization? How is it structured? Who is involved in planning?

Join AFR Philly and the Philadelphia Area Conservation Association to discuss emergency planning structures at cultural heritage institutions! Stay for a behind the scenes tour of the Philadelphia Museum of Art and pay-as-you-go Friday Night music and drinks at the Museum.

Have a story to share? Let us know when you RSVP!

Where: Philadelphia Museum of Art (Perelman Building)

When: Friday, March 29th, 2:30pm – 5:00pm followed by happy hour till 8:45pm

****SPACE IS LIMITED! The PMA’s labs can only accommodate 30 people. Please RSVP by 3/28:


2:30 – 2:45          Arrival, Greetings, Introductions

2:45 – 4:00          Presentations (15 mins per presentation)

4:00 – 4:15          Break/Organize Tour Groups

4:15 – 5:00          Lab Tours

5:00 – 8:45          Happy Hour at the PMA (anyone is welcome to join us for Happy Hour, but please note that there will be an entrance fee for those joining after the presentations and tours)

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