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A Collection That Endured The Worst Deserves The Best

When the floodwaters of Hurricane Katrina subsided, the impact of the event began to set in. Nan Prince, Director of Collections, remembers stepping into the storage room at the Old Capitol, a storage site for thousands of artifacts spanning centuries of state history. The storm had peeled away the rooftop, leaving collections exposed to the…

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This Little Light of Mine

The Mississippi Civil Rights Museum Shines. The recent string of hurricanes in the US has served as a painful reminder of the importance of proper collections storage for museums. This is especially true for the recently opened Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, whose collections staff is still reeling from the impact of Hurricane Katrina more than…

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The Delta Standard

These are the principles we hold to in every interaction. Going above and beyond is not an added bonus, with Delta Designs it comes standard. The Delta Standard   Listen to Learn. Our greatest innovations and successes come from the counsel of customers. Understanding the needs of collections managers, curators, and museum staff allows us…

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Six Tips For Writing A Successful Museum Collection Storage Grant

Grants present a tremendous opportunity for museums to improve their collection storage. Pursuing museum collection storage grants can be an intimidating process. Delta Designs has helped museums all over the country successfully apply for and win grants to help fund collections care. Due to our extensive work with museums for the grant submittal process, along…

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Finding Grant Opportunities for Museum Storage

We have helped some of the nation’s largest institutions pursue funding for collections storage. If you are thinking about writing a grant for museum storage, contact us to schedule a free on-site visit. We can also assist with budget and layout options , as well as recommendations for elevations of equipment. Our museum storage specialists…

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