Care of Plastics

More and more, the collections in our institutions are featuring elements of plastic.  Varying and temperamental, this material requires special care and storage.

Christine Frohnert, Conservator of Contemporary Art, Modern Materials and Media,  and Odile Madden, Research Scientist, Museum Conservation Institute, Smithsonian Institution were featured speakers in the live chat webinar event “Care of Plastics”.

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Recorded: Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Duration: Approximately 74 minutes

Guest Experts: Christine Frohnert, Conservator of Contemporary Art, Modern Materials and Media,  and Odile Madden, Research Scientist, Museum Conservation Institute, Smithsonian Institution

Host: Kristen Laise, Vice President of Collection Care Programs, Heritage Preservation

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