“Rust never sleeps!” Join Francis Lukezic to learn about types of metals commonly encountered in collections, why they corrode, what the corrosion looks like for different metals, and strategies for handling and storing corroded metal objects. The presentation will include preventive conservation techniques, pitfalls to avoid, and when to contact a conservator.
Francis Lukezic is an objects conservator at the Naval History & Heritage Command, Conservation Branch, in Richmond, VA. She received a BA in Art Conservation from the University of Delaware and a MSc in Conservation Practice from Cardiff University in the United Kingdom. Francis is a professional associate of the American Institute for Conservation.
This webinar is part of a 2020-2021 webinar series, Hands On! Practical Conservation for the Collections Professional, presented by RC-WR featuring hands-on demonstrations by professional conservators of basic conservation skills that you can put to use with your own collection. Conservators will also lay down some guidelines that show you how to conduct a conservation condition survey and determine when it's time to call in a professional.
This webinar is sponsored by our Tier 1 Sponsor, Gander & White - thank you for your support!