Museum Behind-the-Scenes: Archives
2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 16
Go behind the scenes at the Anchorage Museum and discover the science – and secrets – of how museum’s care for their remarkable collections. See how conservators and archivists care for the museum’s thousands of cultural objects, archival photographs and more. Learn how the science of conservation helps unlock the secrets and long-lost information of an object’s past. See through the trained eye of a museum specialist. Explore what specific techniques reveal the distinct character and significance of historical material. Get tips from museum experts you can use at home for repairing books, preserving photographs, and cleaning and caring for art. New topics each week. Included with admission.