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Boston Athenaeum: Conservation Lab (2-3 p.m.)
Monday, September 11, 2017, 2:00 PM until 3:00 PM
10 1/2 Beacon St
Founded in 1963, the Conservation Laboratory is dedicated to the care and repair of Boston Athenæum holdings with inherent historic, artistic, or literary value. Conservators perform conservation treatments on rare books, maps, manuscripts, prints, architectural drawings, broadsides, and pamphlets dating back to the 16th century. Join us for a one-hour talk by Chief Conservator Dawn Walus about the work performed by the Lab’s conservators. Meet at the Boston Athenaeum, 10 ½ Beacon Street, at 1:45 p.m.; talk begins at 2 p.m. BHV members and their guests: $10.