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Ever wonder how conservators polish silver? Join Claire Curran, ICA - Art-Conservation’s Associate Object Conservator, as she demonstrates the fine art of silver polishing, and discusses everything you need to know about cleaning and caring for the silver and silver plate in your museum’s collection.
Get practical tips for silver care, learn why museums should polish the silver in their collections (and when it shouldn’t be polished), how to store the pieces for their best care when not on view, and see a demonstration on silver polishing using the techniques conservators use. Bring your questions for our expert at this informative session!
Claire Curran is the Associate Objects Conservator at ICA-Art Conservation. She received her Master in Science and Certificate in Art Conservation from the Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation (WUDPAC) in 2015 and is a Professional Associate of the American Institute for Conservation of the Historic and Artistic Works (AIC). During her pre-program and graduate studies, Claire completed internships at the Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and abroad in Copenhagen at the Statens Museum for Kunst and the National Museum of Denmark.
When: Monday, December 12, 2022, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Where: Online – complete webinar login details will be sent to participants after registering
Cost: $10 – OMA Members; $15 Non-members
Registration deadline: December 9, 2022
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