Two gloved hands work on a pottery sherd
Conservation of pots from Chaco Culture National Historical Park is funded by a National Park Foundation grant.

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The Western Archeological and Conservation Center (WACC) holds many partnerships to accomplish goals in preservation, access, and management of museum, archival and library collections, as well as training of the next generation of museum professionals.

As part of the training of tomorrow's archivists, curators, and conservators, WACC has Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Units (CESU) agreements with The University of Arizona, Arizona State University, Western Washington University, the Student Conservation Association, and Archaeology Southwest.

Funding for projects comes from many sources. The Bureau of Indian Affairs, as well as the National Park Foundation have both provided funds that allowed for special projects to be completed. The Centennial Pot Conservation Project is just one example!

Last updated: August 8, 2016