A project of the Research into Practice Initiative

Conservation of Plastics in Museum Collections aims to disseminate the current state of knowledge of the conservation of plastics and rubbers. Through its long-term Preservation of Plastics project, the GCI has been researching ways to advance the conservation of plastics and is offering a workshop series in order to support professionals in the field facing the significant conservation challenges posed by these materials. These workshops integrate teaching material developed over the past decade by conservator Anna Lagana and conservation scientist Thea van Oosten, as well as the latest research conducted at the GCI. More

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