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From: Monday 27.02.17
at 6:00pm
To: Thursday 02.03.17
at 4:00pm

Conservation of Plastics


West Dean College, Chichester PO18 0QZ

This course is designed to offer participants guidance and practice in state-of-the-art techniques for the handling, packing, storage and display of plastics. It consists of theory and practical sessions, concentrating on recognising the many different materials encountered in collections, and their preventive and active conservation. As well as conservation issues, topics will include history and development of plastics, production technology and use in industry and everyday culture.


Fully-inclusive residential course fee from £607 – 10% discount on course fee to Icon members.