Smithsonian Institution National Conference on Cultural Property Protection (Oct 18-19)

The Smithsonian Institution will be hosting a National Conference on Cultural Property Protection (NCCPP), which will be held virtually from October 18-19.  The conference offers insight and proven solutions for new and seasoned professionals in the field of cultural property protection.  

* Two of the presenters are past visiting scholars at MSP:

  • Lonnie G. Bunch III – Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution (MSP visiting scholar 2015)
  • Samuel J. Redman –  Professor of History at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst (MSP visiting scholar 2019) 

The Smithsonian founded NCCPP nearly 40 years ago. What started as a uniquely Smithsonian event now annually unites participants from museums and cultural properties around the nation and the world. The Smithsonian’s Heritage Preservation is a core strength with exemplary skills in security, facilities construction and management, risk assessment, and collections stewardship.  Any questions about the conference can be directed to

Conference flyer