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We've been asked by some museums to provide some slightly different worksops to fit their specific need. Please look at our Training & Workshop page and see if you'd like anything Pret a Porter or perhaps a more specific couture service.
Box-making for pros (Shropshire MDO, Whitchurch)
Find out: How to assess sizes & materials required for a boxing program; Who are recommended suppliers? Understand what the terms: microclimates; autocatalytic degradation; off-gassing; acid migration; buffering mean & how they apply to the storage of your collections.
Make your own: Clam shell; Card wrapper (with hard cover); Envelopes enclosures; Solander; Map storage.
Conservation, Panda's Right?? (Shropshire MDO, Ironbridge Gorge Museums)
Find out: What conservators do? What the differences are between preservation; conservation & restoration? Understand: the ethics & boundaries that should be applied to activities involving collections in museums; The steps taken when working on objects.
Become more confident in: accessing your own activities; understanding when to stop & knowing who to call for advice.
We are going to start blogging about life in the studios, current projects and what we find cool or interesting.