Conservation Classes at Runnymede

AUD $15.00
  • Duration: 150 Minutes
  • Location: New Town, Tasmania

Conservation and cleaning classes will be held at Runnymede, New Town on Tuesdays from 11.30 to 12.00, followed by cleaning and restoration sessions until 2.00 PM.

Cost $15 Adult, $12 Concession per class. You are welcome to book for any or all sessions.

The ongoing sessions will rotate through ten topics covering basic conservation and cleaning for different classes of objects.   



4.1      12 APR 22                                               Stone types mortars and finishes and uses in conservation. 

1         19 APR 22        Introduction                    ICOMOS Burra Charter  and  Interpretation 

1.1      26 APR 22                                               National State and local  registration

2.1      03 MAY 22       Wood                              Types and species soft and hardwood

2.2     10 MAY 22        Wood                               Heritage repair and gluing  finishes

2.3      17 MAY 22       Wood                              Tools and techniques joints and reconstructions

3         24 MAY 22       Paints and varnishes      Types and conservation SAFETY PROCEDURES

3.1      31 MAY 22       Paints and varnishes      Varnish making japanning and lacquer

4.1      07 JUN 22        Stone                              Types and uses

4.2      14 JUN 22        Stone                              Mortar repairs conservation and cleaning

5.1.     21  JUN 22       Metal                               Ferrous steel and cast iron objects cleaning and corrosion

5.2      28  JUN 22       Metal                               Non ferrous copper and brassses cleaning and conservation

6         05 JUL 22         Garden and fences         Types and materials. Garden plans.


7         12 JUL 22        Paper books documents Archival procedures conservation and cleaning


8.1      19 JUL 22        Ceramics                        Types materials and cleaning

8.2      26 JUL 22        Glass                              Types materials and cleaning

8.3      02  AUG 22      Glass                              Stained and cut glass

8.3      09 AUG 22       Glass                               Mirrors and enamels  SAFETY PROCEDURES

9.1      16 AUG 22       Tools                                Types and uses in conservation and  preservation

9.2       23 AUG 22       Instruments                     Clocks barometers lamps and machines

10        30 AUG 22       Textiles                            Types conservation storage

11         06 SEP 22       Archaeology                   Guest

12        13 SEP 22       Maintenance                  Planning maintenance schedules and estimating costs

 

Final    20 SEP 22       Review and quiz