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Matting & Framing for Preservation

  • February 23, 2011

This workshop will serve as an introduction to the materials and techniques necessary for creating safe and attractive housing and framing for paper-based art and artifacts. Participants will learn basic principles of preservation framing and housing and will gain a greater understanding of techniques, assembly methods, and materials. The session will have a hands-on component covering the construction of archival corners and edge supports, hinges, and spacers.

Speaker: Jessica Makin, Manager of Housing and Framing, CCAHA

Location: The College of Physicians of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Time: 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM (registration begins at 9:15 AM)

Fee: $60 (includes $10 materials fee)

Please note that this program is limited to 24 participants.

For more information and to register, please click here.

The Philadelphia Stewardship Program Collections Care Training programs are partially subsidized through generous funding from the William Penn Foundation, The Pew Charitable Trusts, the Philadelphia Cultural Fund, the Independence Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and Sovereign Bank.