The Regional Alliance for Preservation provides information and resources on preservation and conservation for cultural institutions and the public throughout the United States.

The Midwest Art Conservation

    • Midwest Art Conservation Center conservators treating a mural

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 as well as public and private clients.

The Code of Ethics and Guidelines for Practice of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works governs the methodology and standards behind all elements of MACC’s treatments and programming.


MACC's professional conservation treatment services include: paintings, murals, Western and Asian works on paper, textiles, furniture and decorative arts, frames, objects, indoor and outdoor sculpture, ethnographic artifacts, and historic artifacts. In addition, general conservation and preservation services include: environmental assessments, collections surveys and storage analysis, training workshops and mentoring, technical information, loans of environmental monitoring equipment, emergency response planning, 24-hour emergency disaster response, and grant writing assistance for preservation and conservation projects.

Midwest Art Conservation Center
at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts

2400 3rd Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55404

Tel: 612-870-3120
Fax: 612-870-3118
URL: www.preserveart.org
Contact: Colin Turner, Executive Director