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Quarterly Meeting Workshop: Care of Plastics In Collections

  • 12 Sep 2019
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Kelvin Smith Library - Case Western Reserve University, 11055 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH, 44106
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  • Free educational component of quarterly meeting! Limit to 20 participants.

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Workshop Description: This talk will give an overview on plastics found in museums and libraries. Topics will include history, types of plastics, properties, degradation, identification, and preventive conservation. A more informal discussion will follow, in which different types of plastics will be shown and discussed, and attendees will be encouraged to ask questions.

Kelvin Smith Library - Case Western Reserve University
11055 Euclid Ave.
Cleveland, OH, 44106
2nd floor in the Dampeer Room down the hall from Special Collections

Presenters: Julie Reilly, Executive Director; and Claire Curran, Assistant Objects Conservator, ICA-Art Conservation 

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