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Subject: Workshop on care of agricultural and industrial equipment

Workshop on care of agricultural and industrial equipment

From: Melinda Markell <umca>
Date: Tuesday, July 13, 2004
Care and Preservation of Agricultural and Industrial Machinery and
The Olmsted County Historical Society
1195 W. Circle Drive SW
Rochester, Minnesota
August 27-28, 2004

Instructor: Malcolm Collum, Conservator, Henry Ford Museum and
Greenfield Village. The instructor is a nationally recognized expert
on the care of agricultural and industrial equipment at one of the
largest museum collections in the US.

This workshop will include a lecture, discussions, demonstrations
and hands-on practice covering the multitude of issues for the
preservation, conservation, storage and exhibition of these complex
artifacts.  The differences between preservation, conservation and
restoration will be thoroughly discussed and evaluated in an open
forum.  This workshop will be held at the Olmsted County Historical
Society in Rochester, Minnesota.  The OCHS has a large collection of
these types of artifacts that will be made available for discussion
and use during the workshop.  The workshop will run from 9:00 to
4:30 each day, and a large portion of each day will be spent

Workshop Fees and Discounts:

Regular fees for this 2 day workshop will be $245 or $195 with UMCA
institutional member discount.

A substantial discount is available to institutions with budgets at
or below $50,000.  Institutions in this category who are UMCA
members pay $50 per day, nonmembers pay $75 per day.  Currently
enrolled or preprogram students pay $35 per day.

To register, please contact

    Melinda Markell
    Field Services Coordinator
    umca [at] qwest__net

Registrations will be taken up to one week prior to the workshop
start date, after this date please call for availability.

                  Conservation DistList Instance 18:8
                 Distributed: Wednesday, July 21, 2004
                        Message Id: cdl-18-8-019
Received on Tuesday, 13 July, 2004

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