Maintenance of Bronze Plaques Workshop

April 5, 2010, Honolulu, HI

Basic conservation maintenance of bronze plaques and markers will be covered in this morning workshop. The skills learned are applicable to other metal objects. The workshop will have a cleaning and waxing demonstration on a large bronze plaque. Participants will break up into groups to work (hands-on) on other plaques. This workshop is out-of-doors and hands-on, please dress appropriately. The workshop will be organized as follows: 1) Meet-up and introductions. 2) Condition reporting. 3) Washing demonstration. 4) Groups wash plaques. 5) Waxing demonstration. 6) Groups wax plaques. 7) Treatment reporting. 8) Close.