Tag: art storage


Protect Corporate Art Collections

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Jun 2019

Protect Corporate Art Collections

Banks and other businesses collect fine art for a variety of reasons: some collect and display art to inspire employees and encourage them to think creatively. Others purchase art to support emerging artists and enhance the firm’s public image. Many firms allow executives to select works for display in their offices as a prestigious perk. These works of art are typically rotated among various corporate...

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Visible Art Collections

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Oct 2018

Visible Art Collections

Visible storage is an increasingly popular solution for museums and other institutions that want to maintain the best preservation environments for their collections, while also allowing the public to view items that might not otherwise be out on display. For instance, when the Filson Historical Society in Louisville, Kentucky, outgrew its collection storage space, the institution’s leadership took advantage of the opportunity to build a...

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A county museum improves its preservation environment

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Jun 2018

A county museum improves its preservation environment

A county museum in suburban Chicago had been storing its collections in retrofitted agricultural buildings. When the museum had the opportunity to move to a renovated office building in a nearby city, staff made the most of their chance to design a collections area that would protect the collections for generations to come, while also optimizing the space. Spacesaver provided everything the museum needed:  ...

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Top Spots for School Storage

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Oct 2016

Top Spots for School Storage

Think school storage is just for closets and basements?  Think again!  Below we have identified our Top Spots for School Storage, addressing a variety of different spaces, with different needs, and different designs: 1.  Makerspaces A trend that is sweeping the country, create your own functional and vibrant Makerspace storage that keeps materials accessible and organized. 2. Athletic Storage From jerseys, to shoulder pads, and more,...

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Free-Standing Pull-Out Art Racks: A clean, well-organized system that grows as collections expand

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Sep 2016

Free-Standing Pull-Out Art Racks: A clean, well-organized system that grows as collections expand

The art racks pictured above were recently installed at a southwestern Ohio university as part of a major construction project. The art collection had been previously stored on pallet racking, and the storage area was becoming overcrowded and difficult to use. In an effort to learn about the best storage solutions in use at modern museums, the gallery director toured other major art museums around...

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From Posters to Paintings: Art Storage Racks Safely Store Your Pieces.

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May 2016

From Posters to Paintings: Art Storage Racks Safely Store Your Pieces.

Before smart phones, digital cameras, and other various forms of artistic technology, art was (and still is) a way of physically preserving a snapshot of history.  Maintaining, categorizing, and preserving cultural pieces is an art form in itself, and with collections growing by the thousands every year, how can museums keep these precious pieces in their most ideal condition for years to come?  Once more, according...

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