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Conserving Our Heritage Workshop

In conjunction with Children’s Season 2015
Description

Portrait of a Baby, Oil on Canvas - Prior and After Conservation. Image © Beneka Art Conservation

Dates: Saturday, 13 and 20 June 2015 (Repeat Session)

Timing: 10.30am – 12.30pm

Age Group: 9 years – 14 years

Require a minimum of 9 pairs of parents and children to conduct workshop. For enquiries, email museum@nus.edu.sg or call 6516-8817 / 4616.
*1 ticket admits 1 parent and child pair.

Join us for a Heritage Conservation Workshop this June holidays to learn more about the importance of heritage, who looks after it and why we must protect it. Families will also learn more about how museums and art galleries look after their artefacts, which may be affected by light, temperature, humidity and object handling. Each parent-child team will also receive hands-on experience in applying conservation techniques to conserve artefacts!

About the Conservator

Conservator Jayashree Bhat has called Singapore her home for more than 10 years and has over a decade of experience in conserving artworks. She graduated with a BA in Fine Arts from the University of Mysore. In 2006, Jayashree co-founded the Benaka Art Conservation Studio which specialises in conservation and restoration of paintings and artworks on paper. She has published several articles, given talks and conducted workshops on curative & preventive conservation and tropical atmosphere and its impact on delicate artworks.

Children’s Season 2015 is jointly presented by National Heritage Board and Museum Roundtable.

Event Timeline
Jun 13 - Jun 20, 2015
[ Sat ] - [ Sat ]
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM SGT
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Venue
ST Lee Atrium, NUS Museum
Tickets
Saturday, 20 June 2015 (10.30am - 12.30pm) $15.00
Saturday, 13 June 2015 (10.30am - 12.30pm) $15.00
Venue Address
NUS Museum, NUS Centre For the Arts, National University of Singapore, University Cultural Centre, 50 Kent Ridge Crescent, Singapore 119279 Singapore
Directions
By Bus: 151 (Opp NUS Raffles Hall) & 96, 151, 151e (NUS Raffles Hall), MRT: Clementi MRT station, take bus 96 and it stops directly outside the Museum.
Organizer
NUS Museum
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