Friday, September 27, 2013

Care of Collections Workshop: Paper

Care of Collections Workshop: Paper
Pre-conference workshop at the Western Museums Association Annual Meeting
in Salt Lake City, UT

The Balboa Art Conservation Center (BACC) is pleased to present "Care of
Collections: Paper" as a pre-conference workshop on Wednesday, October

Location:  Hilton Salt Lake City Center, 255 South West Temple
Date:  Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Time:  8:30am - 4:30pm
Cost:  $35

Description:  Topics addressed in this informative workshop focus on the
specific needs of paper-based collections and will include the nature of
paper, environmental issues, storage and display considerations, as well
as the basics of remedial care.  Participants will learn how to make
material choices for storage housing and enclosures including
understanding how these materials affect the storage microenvironment.
Workshop exercises and demonstrations encompass understanding catalogue
descriptions for the purchase of supplies and introductory remedial care
methods.  For more information visit  All are welcome!

Instructors:  Janet Ruggles, Chief Conservator of Paper, and Stephanie
Jewell, Assistant Conservator of Paper, Balboa Art Conservation Center

Registration:  Please register at the Registrars Committee Western Region
website at  Advance registration is required.