Preventive Conservation with Christine Ianna

About the event

a selection of paintings hanging in a collection store at the Abbey Museum
M&G QLD visit to Abbey Museum of Art & Archaeology, December 2020. Photo © Abbey Museum of Art & Archaeology.

Date: 16 June 2019, 9.30am – 4pm
The Living Arts Centre, Blackall

The workshop provided participants with a general overview and hands-on experience of preventive conservation principles that underpin the use and preservation of cultural collections. The workshop will covered:

  • Key elements and terminology of Preventive Conservation
  • Factors contributing to deterioration of collections and objects in collections
  • Controlling and preventing damage and deterioration factors
  • Condition reporting

About Christine Ianna

Christine has worked in the Museum and Materials Conservation profession in Queensland for more than thirty years. She has held Conservation positions at the Queensland Museum, Queensland State Archives and State Library of Queensland. Christine is a Professional Member of the Australian Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Material (AICCM), the peak body for Conservators in Australia.


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These workshops are proudly brought to you by the Blackall Historical Society and Museums & Galleries Queensland and are supported by the Regional Arts Development Fund. The Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) is a partnership between the Queensland Government and Blackall-Tambo Regional Council to support local arts and culture in regional Queensland.


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