Preserving History Through Restoration


Beth Sanders, Collections Manager, U.S. Naval Undersea Museum
Richard Pekelney, Co-Chair, USS Pampanito, San Francisco Maritime National Park Association Board of Trustees
Bruce Jones, Deputy Director, Columbia River Maritime Museum


  • Collections

Traditional museum conservation fails to address some of the challenges and opportunities inherent in our institutions’ outdoor, macro, and functional artifacts. Whether a lightship, a submarine, a submersible, or your artifact, they sometimes withstand non-standard museum display environments and practices to keep them relevant. Join us for a discussion about preserving historical and educational significance through atypical preservation projects.