Mary Ballard, Senior Textile Conservator at the Smithsonian’s Museum Conservation Institute, joined us online to answer to questions about the storage and handling of historic textiles and costumes.
Archive | August, 2011
Bronwyn Eve of Illinois Connecting to Collections asks: “The Illinois State Museum is hosting a tent at the Illinois State Fair. I’d like to have a display promoting preservation of collections. Anyone have any ideas for a hands-on project that they would recommend?“
Theresa A. Voellinger, paper and photograph conservator from the National Park Services’ Harpers Ferry Center was on hand to answer questions about the storage of photographic materials.