The Museum Association of Newfoundland and Labrador are pleased to present a workshop from the Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI):
Date: October 16-17, 2014; 9:00 – 4:30
Location: St. John's, NL; Venue to be determined.
This 2 day workshop is an introduction to the strategic preservation of the collection against agents of deterioration, especially those environmental ones, such as light, relative humidity and atmospheric pollutants. The workshop will be in the form of a traditional presentation, group exercise, visit to a storage facility and/or exhibit and exercises using computerized equipment. Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:
• understand preservation principles;
• understand the effects of relative humidity, temperature, light and pollutants on objects;
• quantify the degree of preservation of objects in a given environment; and
• implement a preservation strategy based on an analysis of priorities, costs and benefits
• set action priorities based on preservation assessment results. Select strategic options based on a costs and benefits analysis.
Instructor: Jean Tetreault, Canadian Conservation Institute
Enrolment Limits: Maximum of 20 - SPACE IS LIMITED!!!!
Registration fees: $100 for MANL and ANLA members, $130 for non-members (LUNCH INCLUDED)
Registration Deadline: August 31, 2014
For more information regarding financial assistance to attend the workshop or to register please contact:
Museum Association of Newfoundland and Labrador
Telephone: (709) 722-9034
Cancellations received less than 5 days in advance are not eligible for refunds. Participants who do not attend remain responsible for full payment.