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Upcoming MANL Workshop!

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Celebrating Canada's national flag: Preserving and displaying flags in your collection
 
Date: Tuesday, 26 January, 2016; 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location: Cupids Legacy Centre in Cupids, NL

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Date: Thursday, 18 February, 2016; 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location: Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL

This one day workshop starts with a discussion on the significance flags have had throughout the history of Canada. We will also give participants the information on how flags are created, highlighting their weaknesses that can contribute to their deterioration as they age. Participants will be introduced to the methods of deterioration that affect these fragile textiles, proper storage and display techniques for flags, and how to exhibit these items in a respectful manner.
 
Instructor: Sarah Wade, Professional Development Coordinator; Museum Association of Newfoundland and Labrador
Enrolment Limits: Maximum of 20
Registration fees: $85 for MANL members, $110 for non-members
 
This workshop is an elective course required for the new Museum Studies Certificate Program. For more information about this program please contact Sarah Wade, Professional Development Coordinator via email at swade@nf.aibn.com or at (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.*
 
Thank you to the Canadian Heritage Museum Assistance Program and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador's Cultural Economic Development Program.