STANDARD 25: Object Installation Process

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STANDARD 25: Object Installation Process
Installation of the exhibit must be well planned to ensure an orderly process that protects objects going onto exhibit during all stages of installation
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Guideline 25.1: Sufficient time is budgeted for installation, and responsibility for each task is clearly assigned

Why is the schedule for the installation process a conservation concern?
What tasks should be budgeted for in the installation schedule?

Guideline 25.2: All exhibit construction activities are completed before object installation is begun

Why is it essential to complete all construction activities before objects are installed?
How much time should be provided for all surfaces and construction materials to dry completely before object installation?

Guideline 25.3: The exhibit team ensures that the exhibit area is ready to safely receive exhibit objects

What precautions should be taken to ensure that the exhibit area is safe for object installation?