Book and Pamphlet Enclosures
For museums and archives, proper enclosures can protect books and pamphlets from environments that are detrimental such as temperature, relative humidity, and UV light. There are many ways in building enclosures. This workshop will teach participants various quick and easy way to build enclosures. This is useful for those institutions with limited staff or time to spend on such projects.
Book Conservator, Anastasia Weigle of IN A BIND Studio will offer this hands-on preservation enclosures workshop. It will address the following:
- Building preservation enclosures using a single sheet of 20 pt. board
- What materials and tools to use materials.
- When to use this type of enclosure.
NOTE: This workshop will not cover building drop-front or clamshell boxes.
Attendees will need to bring their own lunch.
The workshop will begin at 10AM and continue until 3PM. A half hour will be provided in the middle of the day for lunch.
Anastasia Weigle currently owns IN A BIND Studio. as a book conservator, bookbinder, and artist. She has taught various workshops in bookbinding, materials repair, altered book and assemblage/multimedia art. Anastasia holds a B.A. in Natural Science Illustration with a minor in Museum Studies, an M.S.L.I.S. in Archives Management and is currently a doctoral candidate at Simmons College in Information Science. Anastasia's extensive background in library and museum archives has also spilled into her work as an assemblage artist. Her work reflects her profession as an archivist. Her academic skills and her artistic talents are tightly woven together to create a cohesive, structured body of work, which encourages the viewer to discover a piece of themselves inside her art. Anastasia was featured on National Cable Television HGTV’s “That’s Clever” in August 2006 and March 2007, was listed in the 2008 Studio Visit art catalog, featured as one of the ten assemblage artists in the Jan/Feb 2009 Maine Home and Design magazine, and in 1000 Artists Books. Anastasia has published works in The Journal of Contemporary Archival Studies, Preserving Local Writers, Genealogists, Photographs, Newspapers, and Related Materials, and in the forthcoming book Genealogy and the Librarian: Perspectives on Research, Instruction, Outreach and Management.
This event is hosted in the Libby Memorial Library in Old Orchard Beach.
Online registration will be open through November 4. To register after this date, contact Anastasia Weigle at 207-493-5946.
The fee for members is $25. Non-members pay $35.
To make sure everyone gets a great experience, this workshop is limited to 10 participants. Register early to reserve your space!
MAM members enjoy discounted registration (please log in first). If you're not a member, join today!