[Loscho_Enews] Fwd: [Preservenw] ALCTS webinar: Taking Care: Family Textiles

Snocoheritage snocoheritage at gmail.com
Sat Apr 14 09:57:06 PDT 2012

This is a free webinar in honor of Preservation Week sponsored by the
American Libraries Association subcoommittee "Association for Library
Collections and Technical Services" and the Library of Congress.  Don't be
intimidated by the registration process - email me if you need help -
info at sahs-fncc.org

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From: <menges at uw.edu>
Date: Wed, Apr 11, 2012 at 8:35 AM
Subject: [Preservenw] ALCTS webinar: Taking Care: Family Textiles
To: preservenw at uw.edu

ALCTS webinar: Taking Care: Family Textiles

Date: April 24, 2012
All webinars are one hour in length and begin at 11am Pacific, noon
Mountain, 1pm Central, and 2pm Eastern time.

Description: This webinar will discuss how to care for the various types of
textiles found in family collections. This includes
clothing, flags and furniture coverings and framed textiles. The webinar
will cover how to safely store and display textiles and how
to determine when the services of a professional conservator are needed.

Learning Outcomes:
-Proper handling and storage of heirloom textiles.
-How to prevent damage and minimize deterioration.
-Resources for storage materials.
-Additional resources for further information.

Who Should Attend? Anyone with family collections of textiles or anyone who
would like information on caring for textiles

Presenter: Bronwyn Eves, Objects Conservator from Springfield, Illinois.
Bronwyn has worked as a conservator in the past at the Field
Museum of Natural History, and interned at the Museum of New Mexico, the
Peabody Museum at Harvard and the Art Institute of Chicago.
Bronwyn has been a conservator in private practice since 1999 and has
served museums and private collectors throughout Illinois.
Currently Bronwyn is the project manager of the Illinois Collections
Preservation Network, an IMLS funded grant aimed at developing a
network of professionals who care for collections.

This is a free event, for additional information including how to register,
please click on the following link:

ALCTS webinars are recorded and registrants receive a link to the recording
shortly following the live event.
For questions about registration, contact ALA Registration by calling
1-800-545-2433 and press 5 or email registration at ala.org. For
all other questions or comments related to the webinars, contact Julie
Reese, ALCTS Events Manager at 1-800-545-2433, ext. 5034 or
alctsce at ala.org.

Posted on behalf of the ALCTS Continuing Education Committee.

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Karen Prasse
League of Snohomish County Heritage Organizations
info at snocoheritage.org
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