Preserve Your Family Treasures: The Indiana State Library Public Conservation Clinic

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Indiana State Library
Indiana State Library, History Reference Room

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Preserve Your Family Treasures

THE INDIANA STATE LIBRARY

PUBLIC CONSERVATION CLINIC 

Monday April 29th, 2024    11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 Are you wondering how to take care of your family heirlooms?  Are you wondering how to store and preserve your artwork?  We have assembled a team of experienced conservators, for most types of objects, to show you how to best care for your antiques and artwork. 

·         Free admission and validated parking.  Park in the Senate Avenue parking garage directly across from the library and bring your ticket in for validation.

·         Kinds of pieces you can bring (Documents, photographs, maps, textiles, paintings, small wood and metal pieces, etc.)

·         Appointment and registration are encouraged but not required. 

This in-person event is eligible for 1 LEU.  Register here for in-person attendance. 

History Reference Room

315 W Ohio St, Indianapolis, IN 46202 

Not able to attend in-person?  Join us online by registering here and watch the conservators advise attendees on the best methods to store and preserve their documents, photographs, maps, textiles, paintings, and small wood and metal pieces.  Online attendance is eligible for LEUs based on the login attendance report with a maximum of 4 LEUs.

PARTICIPATING CONSERVATORS:

Seth Irwin – Indiana State Library

Valinda Carroll – Indiana Historical Society

Meghan Smith – Indiana State Museum

Sharon Batista – S D Battista Paintings Conservation

Doug Sanders – Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields

This event is for the preservation of objects.  No monetary evaluations or appraisals will be conducted.




Event Type(s): ISL Public Events, ISL Workshop
Seth Irwin
(317) 447-1951

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