Registration Opens: CMS: Care of Collections

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Registration Opens: CMS: Care of Collections
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Prerequisite: Artifacts

This course is the second of two courses on the subject of preventive conservation. Participants will acquire the principles and techniques needed to prevent damage to artifacts during storage, display, handling, packing, and shipping. Differentiation between preventive conservation and treatment conservation will be examined, with practical suggestions for dealing with damaged artifacts provided. Core topics: Preventive Conservation/Treatment Conservation/Restoration; safe storage methods; disaster planning; handling collections; safe exhibition methods; packing & shipping artifacts; stable and unstable materials for exhibits and storage; conservation resources; how to hire a conservator; role of the conservator vs. the non-conservator when caring for collections; basic cleaning of artifacts; disaster planning.

Course Dates: February 4 - April 21, 2019

TO REGISTER:

  1. Go to https://members.museumsontario.ca/
  2. Log in as an individual member
  3. Click on the green My Courses button
  4. Under Upcoming Courses click on the course you want to register for
  5. On the Course Information page click on Register

If the course is full and the registration button does not appear, email pd@museumsontario.ca to add your name to the waiting list.

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Start Date: 
Nov 28, 2018
End Date: 
Nov 28, 2018
Start Time: 
12:00am
End Time: 
11:45pm
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