Treasures & Troves: Techniques for Proper Packing, Storage, & Display

Thu, Jul 18, 2019 @ 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Tickets: Free with RSVP, advanced RSVP required. Click here to RSVP.

 

Location: This event will take place on the 2nd floor of 70 Mulberry Street at MOCA's Collections.

 

Are your precious memories sitting boxed up in your apartment or storage unit? Join conservator Lauren P. Isaacs of Flying Pig Art Conservation as she demonstrates how to pack, store, and display items safely and affordably so they endure the test of time. Learn essential skills like: how to make enclosures for delicate paper items; how to humidify folded or rolled items for digitization, storage, or display; and how to stabilize tears without the use of tape.

 

About the Presenter

Lauren Paige Isaacs is a professionally trained conservator, holding a Masters Degree and corresponding Certificate of Advanced Study in Art Conservation from the State University of New York: College at Buffalo.

 

Tickets: Free with RSVP, advanced RSVP required. Click here to RSVP.

 

Don’t forget to make an appointment with the MOCA Collections team to digitize your family photos, paper documents, and/or 2-D mementos 11" x 17" or smaller. Click here for more information.

 

This workshop is part of MOCA's Preserving Family Heritage Workshop Series funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities. Led by museum and archives professionals, these workshops will teach you expert techniques for preserving your heirlooms. Each workshop includes a presentation, demonstration, and opportunities for hands-on learning.