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Conservation Close-Up

Enjoy a special, in-depth tour of the newly transformed Quincy House from a conservator's perspective. Historic New England's staff experts share the principles of conservation and the important role of the conservator in presenting collections in a historic house museum. Tour the first floor of the house taking a close look at specific objects, and learn about their conservation treatment. Highlights include ceramic Chinese export porcelain urns, wicker seating furniture, an eighteenth-century landscape painting, and a novel nineteenth-century advancement in photography.

Registration is required. Please call 617-994-5930 for more information.

Presented by Alex Carlisle, Supervising Conservator, and Michaela Neiro, Objects Conservator

July 19, 2014
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Quincy House
20 Muirhead Street
Quincy, MA 02170
$15 Historic New England members, $20 nonmembers
Registration is required. Maximum of 15 people per tour.