Connect to Conservation: Agents of Deterioration webinar

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Tuesday, August 10, 2021
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EDT)

Event Details

In our continuing collaboration with the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, we're excited to return to presenting the next installment in the Connect to Conservation Collections Care Workshops

Join us on Tuesday, August 10 at 1:00pm for a FREE virtual presentation and conversation with VMFA conservators focusing on agents of deterioration including light, humidity, insects, and mold, and how to mitigate their impact on collection objects while both in storage and on display.

This informative online presentation will be led by Debbie Linn, Assistant Chief Conservator, and Stephen Bonadies, Chief Conservator and Senior Deputy Director. who bring expertise in works on paper, paintings, and objects. They will also be on hand to answer specific material-related questions. Information on monitoring devices and potential funding sources (federal/state grants) will be shared.

This workshop is made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), grant number MA-30-17-0132-17.

Please RSVP to join us for the Connect to Conservation: Agents of Deterioration webinar on Tuesday, August 10 webinar with Debbie Linn, Assistant Chief Conservator, and Stephen Bonadies, Chief Conservator and Senior Deputy Director.

The virtual meeting link be sent in a confirmation email upon registering. 


Continue your learning as we join Stephen and Debbie in Richmond on Thursday, August 19 for our first workshop of the season. 

We'll continue the conversation and gain hands-on skills to learn how to best care for your collection, plus get a special behind-the-scenes tour of the museum's state-of-the-art conservation studio. Learn more and register. Space is limited to 25 attendees to practice social distancing.