Museum Behind the Scenes: Conservation
2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 1West Wing, First Floor
Discover the science – and secrets – of how museums care for their collections. See how conservators and archivists care for the Anchorage 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.