Stories from Conservation

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 06:00 PM


Melbourne Museum Lecture Theatre
11 Nicholson St
Carlton , VIC 3053
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Charlotte Walker

Presented by the Australian Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Material for the Australian Heritage Festival, and generously supported by Museums Victoria.

Hear fascinating short talks on the incredible work conservators are undertaking, often ‘behind the scenes’ to protect and preserve Victoria’s heritage. Speakers will present inspiring stories about conservation research and projects they have recently been involved with, at both public institutions and in private practice. History Council of Victoria Friends receive a 20% discount on tickets. Simply purchase tickets at the ‘Member’ price here:

Date & Time: Tuesday 15th May 2018, 6pm – 7:30pm

Venue: Melbourne Museum Lecture Theatre, 11 Nicholson St Carlton 3053

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