Conservation wqorkshop slated for museum

Learn how to preserve your family treasures with a hands-on workshop lead by museum manager Elizabeth Hunter

Elizabeth Hunter will provide information on preserving your family treasures.

During Heritage Week, the Quesnel Museum and Archives is offering a workshop on caring for your antiques and family treasures, Feb. 21, 1 – 3 p.m.

Museum Manager Elizabeth Hunter will present a talk and hands on demonstration of conservation techniques.

What should I use to clean my silver? How can I safely wash antique clothing?

What should I do with this torn, rolled-up map?

How should I store my wedding dress?

If these or other questions about conserving your treasures have you puzzled, plan to attend this workshop.

Participants are encouraged to bring a small item or document for treatment or encapsulation.

Free with regular admission to the museum. There is a charge for

take home conservation supplies.

To register contact

the museum at 250-992-9580.

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