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Lecture on preservation science

From: Eric F. Hansen <ehan<-a>
Date: Tuesday, November 25, 2008
The Preservation Directorate of the Library of Congress announces
the 36th lecture in its series on Topics in Preservation Science
(TOPS):

"When the Whole is Greater than the Parts: a Holistic Approach to
    Preservation Exhibition"
Mr. Steven Weintraub

The Pickford Theater, Madison Building 3rd floor
Library of Congress
101 Independence Avenue SE
Washington DC 20540

Thursday, December 4, 2008
2-3:30 pm

Steven Weintraub, founder and principal of Art Preservation
Services, Inc. in New York City will present "When the Whole is
Greater than the Parts: a Holistic Approach to Preservation
Exhibition".

Mr. Weintraub consults with museums throughout the country as an
environmental preservation specialist, and is involved in innovative
research on color perception and illumination of museum collections.
All too often, it appears that the twin goals of preservation and
exhibition are in conflict. Is this inevitable? Drawing from actual
examples encountered in museum and historic house settings, this
presentation will examine a number of environmental issues
associated with preservation and exhibition, and will provide
guidance on how to analyze and implement possible solutions.

The Topics in Preservation Science lectures are free and open to the
public. Upcoming presentations include:

    January 22, 2009
    Dr. Chris Coughlin
    Sticky Shed in Magnetic Tape

    March 19, 2009
    Mr. Frank Abagnale
    The Art of the Steal

    May 28, 2009
    Mr. James Reilly
    (topic TBD)

Some events in this series will be available as real-time webcasts.
For further details and updated information about the series, please
visit

    <URL:http://www.loc.gov/preserv/tops/schedule.html>

Eric Hansen
Chief, Preservation Research and Testing Division
Library of Congress
101 Independence Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20540-4560
202-707-1028
Fax: 202-707-1525


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