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    Admiralty House Museum

    Admiralty House was built in 1915 by the British Admiralty to monitor icebergs, ships at sea and provide weather forecasts to mariners. The sinking of the Titanic and the First World War prompted the development of a grid of wireless communications stations around the Atlantic,...

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    Wooden Boat Museum

    Come visit the Wooden Boat Museum of Newfoundland and Labrador – a place where the history and traditions of wooden boat building come to life! We are located on the Avalon Peninsula, in Winterton, Newfoundland and Labrador.
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    Cupids Legacy Centre

    The Cupids Legacy Centre stores the extensive artifact collection discovered at the Cupids Cove Plantation site, and houses its field laboratory. The site, now a Provincial Historic Site, is one of the most significant archaeological digs in North America.  
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    James J. O'Mara Pharmacy Museum

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    Labrador Interpretation Centre

    The Labrador Institute of Memorial University was established by the University to stimulate, coordinate, and support major University projects and programs designed to promote the well-being of the people of Labrador and to expand the Labrador knowledge base.

Preventive Conservation Workshop

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Saturday and Sunday, 23 - 24 May 2015; 9:00 – 4:00
15 Hallett Crescent, Suite 201
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador

In this workshop participants will explore the basic principles of conservation within the context of a museum setting to develop an understanding of the museum's responsibility in developing priorities for collections care. They will learn about the common causes of damage to artifacts, develop skills in preventive conservation both in a storage and exhibit environment and the use of environmental monitoring equipment. Other topics include conservation condition reports and the ethics of restoration and conservation. This workshop will include:
• lectures and discussions
• hands-on demonstrations and exercises in handling and storage of a variety of museum artifacts • a review of conservation condition reporting.

Instructor: Miki Lee, Conservator
Enrollment Limits: Maximum of 15
Registration fees: $70 for MANL members, $95 for non-members Registration Deadline: May 21, 2015

Cancellations received less than 5 days in advance are not eligible for refunds. Participants who do not attend remain responsible for full payment.

*Staff, Volunteers and Board Members of the museum qualify as MANL members.