Safely Handling Art and Artifacts in Native Collections


In this video, Nicole Grabow, Objects Conservator and Preservation Conservator at the Midwest Art Conservation Center, demonstrates how to safely handle art and artifacts. Topics covered include glove choice, identification of hazardous collections materials, dust elimination, and collections care methods for various media. Emphasis is placed on how art handling protocols can be modified to accommodate for handling restrictions and other issues relevant for Native collections. This session was part of the ATALM annual conference held in Prior Lake, Minnesota, on October 8-11, 2018.