Identification and Care of Photographic Materials
Amber Kehoe, Photograph & Preventive Conservator
Date: August 2, 2019
9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Location: Minneapolis Institute of Art – Minneapolis, MN
This one-day, introductory workshop will provide an overview of the major photographic processes of the 19thand 20thcenturies, how photographic materials deteriorate, and a 10-point strategic plan for the preservation of photographic collections including proper storage and display, surveys, conservation treatments, digitization, and advocacy. This workshop will incorporate both PowerPoint lecture and hands-on handling with study collection examples. A comprehensive binder of technical information and resources will be provided for each participant in addition to a digital copy of the PowerPoint.