Monday, September 9, 2019

Preservation DIY

Name: Preservation DIY!
Date(s): 10/17
Time: 5:30p - 7:30p
Ages Allowed: 16 - 99
Instructors, Museum Collections Staff: Brooke Wagner, Tisa Matheson, Freya Liggett, Valerie Wahl, and Anna Harbine
Cost: $20, members/$25, non-members 
Limit: 25
Location: Museum Archives and Library
Ever wonder how to store that “family archive” hiding in under your bed or stored in your attic or basement? Want to know the best way to scan photos or store your grandmother’s wedding dress? Join these museum collections staff for a do it yourself deep dive into the world of preservation, where you will learn some helpful tricks to preserving the treasures passed down in your own family. Topics include ideal home storage locations, techniques to store a variety of materials, and suggestions on preserving family stories for future generations. Questions are welcome, but to ensure the safety and preservation of your family heirlooms, please leave your treasures at home. Supplies and sample heirlooms will be provided for demonstration.

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