Care of Archaeological Collections
Instructor: Glenna Nielsen
Early-Bird Registration Fee: $1,050
Regular Registration: $1,100
This course is designed for museum personnel who care for archaeological collections. We will discuss various archaeological objects and the materials they are made of as well as discuss methods for their stabilization, exhibit and long term storage. Emphasis will be placed on methods collections staff can use to preserve archaeological objects and their associated information for current and future research. We will look at current archaeological research trends, discuss collections care methods past and present, learn how to assess the condition of various objects and exchange ideas and methods for both large and small museums who house archaeological collections.
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