We provide general collection assessments and long-range conservation planning to assist small-to mid-sized institutions in ways that benefit the largest number of artworks.
For over 40 years MACC conservators have provided museum-quality treatment and consultation in the areas of: Paintings Conservation, Paper Conservation, Textile Conservation, and Objects Conservation.
MACC offers workshops on a variety of collections care subjects, including topics such as Identifying Hazardous Materials in Collections and tutorials in Art Handling.
Crash Course – Concepts in Preventive Conservation
Nicole Grabow, MACC Director of Preventive Conservation
Friday August 30, 2019
9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Location: Des Moines Art Center – Des Moines, IA
We are a resource for non-profit institutions, artists, corporations and individuals. For over 40 years, our highly-trained staff has provided museum-quality conservation treatments and collections care for art and cultural artifacts throughout the Midwest region and beyond. Conveniently located in the Minneapolis Institute of Art, all conservation treatment projects begin with an in-person examination by one of our conservators. Contact us to make an appointment.
The Midwest Art Conservation Center is a non-profit regional center for the preservation and conservation of art and artifacts, providing treatment, education, and training for museums, historical societies, libraries, other cultural institutions, artists, and the public.
Board of Directors
The volunteer MACC Board of Directors is comprised of representatives of its member institutions and individuals from the public with an interest in the mission of the organization.