Museum and Gallery ExhibitsWeekly EventsSubmit an EventCalendar Links

Coronavirus Alert: Due to concerns about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) events may be cancelled or postponed on short notice. REM is not always notified of such changes. To confirm whether a listed event will proceed as scheduled, contact the event's organizer.

Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Conserving Natural History and Organic Collections

September 16, 2019, 9:00 AM3:00 PM

$10 – $25

Conservator Ron Harvey will present a Maine Archives & Museums (MAM) workshop on conservation and care of collections. Whether you are from a museum or have family treasures you need to preserve, this workshop will be of interest to you. If you would like the conservator to offer information about preserving a specific object, you are encouraged bring photos of object. The workshop is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

The workshop also celebrates 20 years of conservation at the L.C.Bates Museum. The museum has worked with conservator Ron Harvey through IMLS support to preserve the museum historic dioramas and collections. From MAP and CAP assessments to MFA grant support, the museum has been fortunate to be able to preserve its historic exhibits and scientifically and educationally important collections. The workshop will end with a short tour of the preserved Charles D. Hubbard dioramas lead by Ron Harvey. Please go to the MAM website or contact the museum for more information about the workshop or to register to attend.

Cost: $10 for MAM members, $25 for non-members.


September 16, 2019
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
$10 – $25


Hobby Lobby
130 Elm Plaza
Waterville, ME
+ Google Map
Skip to toolbar