Upcoming workshops 2021

Endangered Heritage Workshops

Conservation Crash Course

Personal treasures – whether photographs, paintings, ceramics or metal – can all have a longer life with the right attention (like all of us, really.)

Join us as we chat with specialists (and no doubt patient humans) from Endangered Heritage to hear about the curious processes involved in restoring and conserving art objects.

Bookings essential

Date: Saturday, January 30, 2021

Location: National Portrait Gallery, King Edward Terrace, Parkes ACT 2600


$10 / $8 Concession / $5 Friends

Book now: https://www.portrait.gov.au/calendar/conservation-crash-course

Introduction to basketry weaving

Victoria Pearce trained in basketry while doing a fine arts degree at ANU. In this workshop a broad range of techniques and structural methods will be discussed. Bring any vintage baskets you wish to know more about and join us for a day of weaving. Lunch and materials included.

Date and Time: 20th of February 9 AM - 4 PM

Location: Endangered Heritage Fyshwick ACT

Cost: $330 per person

Introduction to tapestry weaving

Tapestry weaver Victoria will help you set up your first warp and a simple design to weave. The history styles and techniques will be covered while we learn the technical issues of tension and joining colours for different effects. Lunch and materials included.

Date and Time : 20th of March 9 AM - 5 PM

Location: Endangered Heritage Fyshwick ACT

Cost: $440 per person

Care of silver

During ACT heritage festival we will cover the “dos and do-nots” of using and keeping heritage silver and even new silver so you do not have to spend hours cleaning tarnish!! This will be an informative hour to help you preserve your collection.

Date and Time : 9th of April 12 PM - 1 PM

Location: Endangered Heritage Fyshwick ACT

Cost: FREE

Pack up your frock 

Often we have vintage garments or special frocks (eg. wedding dress) we know we should be keeping better. Drop these off at Endangered Heritage before the 7th of April and on the 17th of April we will come together from 9 am-3 pm to learn how to care for and box up those special cloths. Then you will never have to worry about taking them out of the box and then getting them to put away again safely.  Lunch, boxing, and materials included.

Date and Time: 17th of April 9 AM - 3 PM

Location: Endangered Heritage Fyshwick ACT

Cost: $330 per person

Tathra, NSW Workshops

Managing volunteers in small museums

This presentation invites all members of museum communities; and focuses on managing volunteers, how to recruit the right person, succession planning, the security of objects, and motivating volunteers, managing expectations, and assisting with how to better involve the community. This includes a Q&A session with conservators after the presentation.

Date and Time: 13th of February 10 AM - 12 PM

Location: Lantern Heritage 3/15 Bega Street Tathra

Cost: FREE

Disaster Recovery and preparedness

Ever more poignant after Australia’s devastating Black Summer, we will focus on how to prepare the community for disasters, and how to recover following a disaster. Disasters include floods, fire, hail, cyclones, wind damage, etc. We focus on what you can salvage, what to not throw away, and why, and how to conserve items that have been rescued. Guest speaker to discuss disaster recovery.

Date and Time: 13th of February 10 AM - 12 PM

Location: Lantern Heritage 3/15 Bega Street Tathra

Cost: FREE

Disaster Recovery and preparedness

This lecture will be running over topics discussed in the prior workshop, to allow people who were unable to attend the prior discussion to be present. Guest speaker to discuss disaster recovery.

Date and Time: 6th of March 10 AM - 11:30 PM

Location: Lantern Heritage 3/15 Bega Street Tathra

Cost: FREE

Care of Textiles

All of us have an important piece of clothing, whether from a wedding or perhaps a quilt handed down through generations. This important topic teaches the do’s and don’ts or conserving textiles, proper handling, and proper storage. Also included is a discussion on insects and how to spot an infestation and damage.

Date and Time: 6th of March 2 PM - 3:30 PM

Location: Lantern Heritage 3/15 Bega Street Tathra

Cost: FREE

Introduction to basketry weaving

This workshop focuses on beginners wanting to learn the techniques of making and manufacturing baskets and learning the hand skills involved. In this workshop, a broad range of techniques and structural methods will be discussed. Bring any vintage baskets you wish to know more about and join us for a day of weaving. Morning, afternoon tea, and materials included. Please provide your own lunch.

Date and Time: 7th of March 9 AM - 4 PM

Location: Lantern Heritage 3/15 Bega Street Tathra

Cost: $330 per person

Address
Shop 8 Paragon Mall, 8-20 Gladstone St
Fyshwick 2609 Canberra Australia

ABN:  25106266639

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