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Preservation Workshop and Informal Appraisal

Event Date:  November 2, 2019 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm Join appraiser Todd Peenstra and Collections Manager Joseph Sherren to get an appraisal of your small, decorative historical objects, and learn how to properly care for them. For larger items, please bring a photograph. Reservations required. Call 301-377-7817 to RSVP. Due to limited space, only 5 items per person allowed. Ages: 18 and older Cost: $5 donation requested. http://pgparks.com/Calendar.aspx?EID=7331&month=11&year=2019&day=2&calTy... Location Montpelier Mansion/Historic Site 9650 Muirkirk Rd Laurel, Maryland 20708 United States See map: Google Maps

Memorabilia Preservation Workshop

Event Date:  March 9, 2019 - 11:00am - 1:00pm Commemorate the centennial of the 19th amendment by showing off your election, “women’s lib” and 19th amendment memorabilia! Collections Manager Joseph Sherren will teach you how to care for and store sashes, hats, buttons, posters, and fliers. RSVP and advance payment required. Call 301-377-7817 for more information! Ages: All ages are welcome Cost: Residents: $10; Non-residents: $15 http://pgparks.com/Calendar.aspx?EID=7301&month=3&year=2019&day=9&calType=0 Location Montpelier Mansion/Historic Site 9650 Muirkirk Rd Laurel, Maryland 20708 United States See map: Google Maps

Textile Preservation Workshop

Event Date:  November 10, 2018 - 11:00am - 1:00pm Join Montpelier's Collection Manager, Joseph Sherren, for a workshop on antique textiles. This workshop will introduce you to some of the techniques used by conservators to care for and store various textile materials. It will provide an overview of environmental factors that attack textile materials, techniques to combat those factors, and basic preservation for a variety of textiles. Leave knowing how to best care for and preserve your family's heirlooms including wedding dresses, hats, and quilts. http://pgparks.com/Calendar.aspx?EID=5695&month=11&year=2018&day=10&calT... Location Montpelier Mansion 9650 Muirkirk Road United States See map: Google Maps