Conservation Basics, Isle of WightEvent Date:23 March 2020 1:00 pm — 23 March 2020 4:00pm
This event has been postponed. We hope to reschedule this alongside the next meeting of the Isle of Wight Forum
Carisbrooke Castle Museum, Carisbrooke, Newport, Isle of Wight
This session is open to museums from the Isle of Wight and beyond. It will be led by Charlotte Tomlin from Spencer & Fry. The afternoon will focus on care and basic cleaning of museum collections. Participants are welcome to bring questions, photos or examples if they wish.
13:00 – 14:00 Risks to historic collections and how to reduce them.
14:00 – 14:15 Questions and answers session on risks
14:15 – 14:45 Tea Break
14:45 – 15:30 Basic handling and cleaning techniques.
15:30 – 15:45 Conservation – when to call in the professionals.
15:45 – 16:00 Questions and answers session on cleaning and conservation