The Preservation Technology Podcast explores the progressive applications of science and technology in today's preservation world. The show is produced at the National Center for Preservation Technology and Training, a research arm of the National Park Service.
Celebrating the 19th Amendment with Stories from the Lucy Burns Museum
Catherine Cooper speaks with Laura McKie, the creator and current director of the Lucy Burns Museum at the Workhouse Arts Center in Lorton, Virginia. In this episode they talk about the women who picketed the White House in pursuit of women's right to vote, and how these suffragists fit into the larger history of women's suffrage in the United States.
Discussing the Display of Mummies with Curator Gina Borromeo
Catherine Cooper she speaks with Dr. Gina Borromeo, Curator of Ancient Art at the Rhode Island School of Design Art Museum. In this podcast, they talk about Gina’s work on redesigning the RISD Museum’s Egyptian Art exhibit and the museum’s decision to rehouse the mummy, Nesmin, in his sarcophagus.
Running a Small Museum during the Pandemic
Catherine Cooper speaks with Allison Titman, Executive Director of the American Helicopter Museum and Education Center in West Chester, Pennsylvania. In this podcast they talk about how the pandemic has affected small museums.
UHawaii Hilo students caring for 'ohana at Kalaupapa
Jason Church talks to students from the University of Hawaiʻi Hilo. In this podcast, they talk about the students’ cemetery preservation work at Kalaupapa National Historic Park.
Finding and Preserving LGBTQ Southern History with the Invisible Histories Project
Catherine Cooper speaks with Josh Burford and Maigen Sullivan, the co-founders of the Invisible Histories Project. In this podcast they talk about the Invisible Histories Project and their work finding and preserving queer history in the South.
Hawaiian Studies at the University of Hawai'i Hilo
Jason Church talks with students from the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo. In this podcast, they talk about the Hawaiian studies program at University of Hawaii.
Fascinating podcast about culture and preservation
I’m not in this industry, but fell in love with this podcast after I found it searching for native Hawaiian rituals (#85 — excellent). People that really care about preservation — and know what they’re talking about — take you into all these different, fascinating worlds. It’s a really nice intellectual interlude during these trying times to think about our past and how people are caring for it. You get some jargon in here, but I sort of like getting a sense for the complexities of the various jobs, even if I don’t understand the specific techniques and technologies.
This podcast is stuffed with interesting, diverse, practical and useful information.