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Torpedo Talk: Caring for Art

January 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Now that I’ve bought it, how do I care for it?

From prints to sculpture, books to scarfs, all works of art need to be properly maintained to prolong their life and beauty. Jeanne Drewes, chief of Binding & Collections Care Division and Mass Deacidification for the Library of Congress, shares how artists and their patrons can care or art. Presented in collaboratin with the Friends of the Torpedo Factory.



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January 24
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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