Preserving History Through Restoration: Making difficult choices with collections

  • Saturday, October 8, 2022
  • 11:00 am - 12:15 pm

Presenter(s): 

Richard Pekelney, Co-Chair USS Pampanito, San Francisco Maritime National Park Association Board of Trustees
Bruce Jones, Deputy Director, Columbia River Maritime Museum

Moderator: 

Beth Sanders, Collections Manager, U.S. Naval Undersea Museum

Track: 

  • 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.