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Subject: Workshop on materials for exhibition construction

Workshop on materials for exhibition construction

From: Melinda Markell <mmarkell>
Date: Thursday, August 9, 2007
The Midwest Art Conservation Center Presents the Workshop:

   "Choosing Materials for Exhibition Construction and Display: A
    Matter of Preservation"

This one day workshop will provide instruction on choosing
appropriate materials for use in exhibit construction and display.
Discussion and lecture will provide specific material examples and
highlight issues such as off-gassing and acidity.  Learn which
materials to use and others to avoid. As well as when and how to use
props, barriers, reproductions, vitrines, etc.  The workshop
lecturers will be Neil Cockerline, Director and Elisa Redman,
Assistant Director of Preservation Services.

Registration fees for this workshop will be $125 for nonmembers or
$100 for MACC members.  Staff and volunteers from institutions with
a total operating budget below $50,000 per year and currently
enrolled students qualify for a reduced fee. Please contact our
office for more details.  MACC accepts credit card payments.

The workshop will take place on September 17, 2007 at the Wells
Fargo museum in downtown Minneapolis from 9:00am to 4:30pm.  The
registration deadline is September 10, 2007.  Institutions wishing
to attend or requiring more information, may contact

    Melinda Markell
    Preservation Services Coordinator
    info [at] preserveart__org

or see <URL:>

                  Conservation DistList Instance 21:20
                  Distributed: Monday, August 13, 2007
                       Message Id: cdl-21-20-006
Received on Thursday, 9 August, 2007

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