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Workshop on conservation framing

From: Nicholas Burnett <aaa268>
Date: Friday, April 6, 2001
Conservation Framing Workshop for Commercial Framers
Nuneaton Museum and Art Gallery, England
July 4, 2001
Tutor: Graeme Storey

This one-day workshop is tailored to the needs of commercial framers
who wish to learn more about practical conservation framing and
mounting techniques.  Others interested in the subject are also
welcome.

Serious damage can be caused to artworks by poor quality materials
and techniques; the first session will show examples of this.
Participants will be shown the different types of mountboard and
hinging materials.  Details of materials suppliers and non-damaging
techniques will be provided.

Practical demonstrations of paste making and hinge cutting will take
place with the opportunity for individual practice.

The training and work of conservators (what they do and why) will be
briefly covered.  This will be illustrated by slides showing various
conservation treatments.  Visible signs of deterioration (i.e. what
to look for when discussing customers' artworks) will also be
covered.  There are considerable advantages to the framer in
building a working relationship with a conservator.  Details of how
to contact local specialist conservators will be given out.

There will be time for questions.

Costs: UKP60 before 1 June UKP70 after 1 June.  Includes coffee,
buffet lunch and tea.

Contact:

    Clare Hampson,
    The Institute of Paper Conservation
    Leigh Lodge
    Leigh
    Worcester WR6 5LB
    England
    +44 1886 832323
    Fax: +44 1886 833688
    information [at] ipc__org__uk


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