Art Conservation First Steps

Art Conservation First Steps; an introductory workshop on the basics of art conservation, with emphasis on preventive conservation’ (April 8, 2012)

The participants include the M.A. Ancient Indian Culture students & Professors from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai. The objective of this workshop was that at the end of this one day workshop, each participant will be able to fill up an object condition report and write down on a given format, a preventive conservation plan for it. The exercises and sessions were based on documentation and significance of the objects that they were carrying, its articulation, material and technology study, condition report preparation, its deterioration and strategy of preventive conservation as well as international exhibitions: handling, packing and transport.