Is your spare room piled high with family heirlooms and photos that you have no idea how to save for the future? Join Museum of Space History Curator Sue Taylor on Saturday, January 25, for the first Preservation Workshop – A Beginners Guide to the Care and Feeding of Your Collections beginning at 9:00 am on the Museum’s first floor. (photo courtesy myheritage.com)
New Mexico Museum of Space History officials announced this week a new series of free quarterly programs aimed at helping people learn how to preserve and protect their family valuables and heirlooms.
The first Preservation Workshop is scheduled for Saturday, January 25, beginning at 9:00 am on the Museum’s first floor.
The title of the program is A Beginners Guide to the Care and Feeding of Your Collections and will be presented by Museum Curator Sue Taylor.
The introductory workshop will cover a wide variety of topics, including basic tips on how to preserve a personal collection. Learn about preventing mold, the effects of light and why your fingers are your collection’s worst enemy. There will also be an overview of what upcoming workshops will offer.
The Preservation Workshops are free to attend and will be held on the third Saturday of the month beginning in April, when the presentation will be held on Saturday April 18, at 9:00 am. The topic will be How to Properly Display and Preserve Your Photos.
Free coffee and donuts are compliments of the International Space Hall of Fame Foundation.
The New Mexico Museum of Space History, a Smithsonian Affiliate, is a division of the NM Department of Cultural Affairs. For more information, call 575-437-2840 or toll free 1-877-333-6589, visit the website at www.nmspacemuseum.org website or like their Facebook page