Certification in Book Conservation: April 2013

Dean Dass6 weeks, Thursdays 5:30-8pm, beginning April 18
Basic book repair materials provided
$600 nonmember price. *UVa Education Benefit eligible, non-degree certification class #041813
$550 member price.
Instructor: Lindsey Mears
Students may bring their own special papers and book cloth if they wish.

This certification class will cover the basics of book conservation, including tools, materials, techniques and conservation concepts for cleaning, mending, and re-backing both leather and cloth-bound books. No experience is necessary, and all materials will be provided. Participants are encouraged to bring their own books for conservation to the first class. Other books in need of repair will also be available.

Class does not meet on May 23 and ends on May 30.

Contact [email protected] to be added to the class list. To hold a class registration, payment is requested before April 10.

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