Reframing the Problem: Caring for Framed Objects in Small Institutions (aka: On a Budget)

  • 09 Feb 2016
  • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM


Do you have a stash of framed objects and old frames and don’t know what to do with them? This webinar will focus on the ways that smaller institutions can care for those frames and their contents safely and economically. Topics will include storage tips on a budget; whether to use glass or Plexiglas®; the nuts and bolts of framing hardware; caring for period frames; and the advantages of using standard frame sizes. There will be plenty of time for questions and discussion at the end.


Wendy Partridge is a Paintings Conservator at ICA Art Conservation in Cleveland, OH. She has a graduate degree in Paintings Conservation with an M.A. in art history from the Conservation Center, Institute of Fine Arts, NYU.  Prior to working for the ICA, she had internships and fellowships at the National Gallery, Washington, the J. Paul Getty Museum, and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.  She is a professional associate of the American Institute for Conservation (AIC) and served for two years as chair of the AIC Paintings Specialty Group.

Jamye Jamison is the Paper Conservator at ICA Art Conservation in Cleveland, OH. In 2003, after completing her graduate internship at the Newberry Library in Chicago, she received an MLIS with a concentration in book and paper conservation from the University of Texas at Austin. Prior to joining the staff at the ICA in 2008, she was a paper conservator at Zukor Art Conservation, in Oakland, CA. Jamye is a professional associate and was the Book and Paper Group Program Chair for the 2012 American Institute for Conservation’s (AIC) Annual Meeting after filling the role of Assistant Program Chair in 2011.

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