Care and Conservation of Historic Firearms
Monday, April 17, 2017 at 1:00 PM - Monday, May 8, 2017 at 4:00 PM (PDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Starting on April 17, 2017
"Care and Conservation of Historic Firearms"
3 Week Online Class - $165
Do you have historic firearms and and want to know how to care and preserve them?
In this course you will learn about the history and technology of firearms, how to identify conservation problems, how to properly handle, store, exhibit, and how to safely clean and preserve historic firearms. We will emphasize what you can do and when you need a conservator.
The course runs for three weeks with one section each week: History and Technology of Firearms, Condition and Treatment, Storage and Care.
It is structured so you can do the course from home or from work. We'll have email discussions about each week's readings and resource materials. There will one practical assignment at the end of the course.
This online class will give you the tools to understand, clean, and preserve historic firearms.
Space is limited so register soon!
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David Harvey is a senior conservator and museum consultant with 30 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.