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06/24 WIT Girls: The ‘A’ in STEAM at The Carlos Museum

Topic: WIT Girls: Learn more about the ‘A’ in STEAM at Carlos Museum at Emory! This Saturday workshop will introduce WIT Girls to the field of conservation, highlighting the role of museums in the preservation of cultural heritage. You’ll get a chance to:

· TOUR the galleries with docents to see examples of conservation treatment, preventive care, and materials research

· VISIT the Parsons Conservation Laboratory to meet professional conservators and hear about in-progress work on ancient objects

· APPLY science to art by measuring the acidity of old papers and identifying salts from ceramic fragments

· INTERACT with aspiring conservators who will share their experiences of studying arts and sciences in preparation for careers in cultural heritage preservations.

Location: Carlos Museum at Emory located at 571 South Kilgo Cir NE, Atlanta, GA 30322

Time: 10AM – 2:30PM 

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