Care and Conservation of Historic Copper, Brass, and Bronze

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A short online course on the Care and Conservation of Historic Copper, Brass, and Bronze.

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Starting on September 27, 2021 "Care and Conservation of Historic Copper, Brass, and Bronze" 3 Week Online Class - $250

Do you have historic copper, brass, and bronze and want to know how to care and preserve it? In this course you will learn about the history and technology of copper alloy objects, how to identify conservation problems, how to properly handle, store, exhibit, and how to safely clean and preserve historic copper, brass, and bronze.

We  will emphasize what you can do and when you need a conservator. The course has three three sections: History and Technology of Copper Alloys, Condition and Treatment, Storage and Care.

It is structured so you can do the course from home or from work. You'll do the course entirely on your own time and schedule. We'll have email discussions about each section's readings and resource materials, there will an assignment at the end to complete the course.

This online class will give you the tools to understand, clean, and preserve historic copper, brass, and bronze.

Space is limited so register soon!

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Organizer David Harvey

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David Harvey

David Harvey is a principal conservator and museum consultant with 39 years experience as a museum, metals, art, artifact, architecture, and sculpture conservator. He has been a manager of a large museum lab, head of objects conservation at a University regional conservation center, senior conservator at a prominent private practice, propietor of his own conservation and museum consulting business, and instructor for museum classes online. David was awarded professional associate status by the AIC in 1999. He was the Chair of the AIC objects group,and has been a grant reviewer for the IMLS and NEH.

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