"Common First and Second World War Artifacts: Conservation, cleaning, storage and display of military metals and weapons relating to the Battles of the Somme and Beaumont-Hamel"
Date: Monday, March 14, 2016; 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location: The Grand Falls Windsor Heritage Centre at 7 High Street. Grand Falls-Windsor, NL
ALSO BEING OFFERED:
Date: Wednesday, March 16, 2016; 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location: Corner Brook Museum and Archives at 2 West Street in Corner Brook, Newfoundland
In this workshop, we will provide participants with the knowledge and skills to provide the proper preventive conservation to their military metals and weapons in their collection while they place these items on display or in storage, in order to ensure their long term stability. We will also discuss the skills to perform basic care and handling of these artifacts in preparation for display and to ensure their longevity. We will also pay particular attention to the legal guidelines and restrictions that are in place in regards to the storage, display, and ownership of firearms and other military weapons.
Instructor: Kellie McIvor, McIvor Conservation
Enrollment 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.