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

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

Time: July 18, 2019 from 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Location: Museum of Chinese in America: Collections & Research Center
Street: 70 Mulberry Street, 2nd Floor
City/Town: New York, NY 10013
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Event Discipline: crafts, digital, family
Organized By: Museum of Chinese in America
Latest Activity: Jul 12

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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.

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