Museums Workshop

When: 
Repeats every day until Thu Jun 20 2019 .
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Where: 
Museum Association of NL, 200 Military Road
Workshop Title: ‘Products Used for Display, Storage and Transportation’
 
This workshop is offered by the Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI) and is an Elective Course for MANL's Museums Studies Certificate Program. 
 
Instructors: Jean Tétreault and Monique Benoit
Location: 200 Military Road, St. John’s, NL
Fees: ANLA/MANL Members - $180 / Non-members: $205 
Refreshments will be provided, including lunch, nutrition breaks and beverages. 
 
Program Description:
This workshop provides an overview of products commonly used for mounting, displaying and storing museum objects. Products covered include woods, papers, paints, plastics, textiles, etc. The use of silica gel and sorbents is discussed, and spot tests to identify some products are demonstrated. Options to avoid problems related to off-gassing or staining are provided. Participants are invited to bring samples for discussion.
 

This workshop is co-sponsored by The Association of Newfoundland & Labrador Archives (ANLA) and the Museum Association of Newfoundland & Labrador (MANL).

 
To register, please email manl@nf.aibn.com