Training on preserving photographs at the National Library of Kingkdom of Morocco


afficheA second round of advanced Environment and exhibition of photographs workshop is taking place from 10th to 21st october 2016 at the Bibliothèque Nationale du Royaume du Maroc in Rabat, as part of MEPPI program (Middle East Photograph Preservation Initiative), which is a collaboration benefitting from the contributions of many organizations and individuals.

This workshop in particular, is the result of the efforts and commitment of the following institutions: The Arab Image Foundation, the Art Conservation
Department at the University of Delaware, The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Getty Conservation Institute. The Middle East Photograph Preservation Initiative is made possible through a generous grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, with additional funding from the Getty Conservation Institute. Training is led by Debra Hess Norris from University of Delaware, Nora
Kennedy from The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New-York, Tram Vo from The Getty Institute in Los Angeles, and Bertrand Lavedrine from Centrede recherche sur la conservation des collections in Paris.

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Formation à la BNRM sur la préservation des photographies


La Bibliothèque Nationale du Royaume du Maroc accueille, en collaboration avec la Fondation Arabe pour l’Image, l’organisation d’une formation, à l’échelle du Maghreb et du Moyen Orient, sur la préservation du patrimoine photographique, du 10 au 21 octobre 2016.

Des experts de France et des Etats Unis Bertrand (Lavédrine,Centre de Recherche sur la Conservation des Collections (CNRS) ; Tram Vo Getty Conservation Institute ; Debra Hess-Norris University of Delaware ; Nora Kennedy The Metropolitan Museum of Art) .assurent l’animation de cette formation qui rassemble près de 15 participants des pays du Moyen Orient et du Maghreb.




تدريب دولي حول المحافظة على التراث الفوتوغرافي بالمكتبة الوطنية للمملكة المغربية

تنظم المؤسسة العربية للصورة بالتعاون مع المكتبة الوطنية تدريبا دوليا حول الحفاظ على التراث الفوتوغرافي و ذلك ما  بين 10 و 21 أكتوبر 2016
وسيقوم خبراء من فرنسا والولايات المتحدة الأمريكية بالإشراف على هذا التدريب الذي سيشهد مشاركة

. ما يقارب 17 مشارك من دول منطقة الشرق الأوسط وشمال أفريقيا.

-Naïma Keddane, National Library of the Kingdom of Morocco

Cite this blog post
IFLA Rare Books & Special Collections Section (2016, October 12). Training on preserving photographs at the National Library of Kingkdom of Morocco. Rare & Special: News from the Rare Books and Special Collections Section of IFLA. Retrieved June 18, 2024, from

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