ID: 415551

Preserving Your Italian Heritage Through Artifacts

Publish Date: Jun 25, 2013
Event Date: July 22, 2013
Event Time: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Subject: Special event
Venue: Senator John Heinz History Center
City: Pittsburgh
Description: Take a behind-the-scenes tour of the History Center and learn best practices for handling and storing three-dimensional objects in the "Preserving Your Italian Heritage Through Artifacts" workshop. The workshop will begin with light refreshments and a lecture by Melissa Marinaro, curator of the Italian American Collection at the History Center. Then, explore the fourth-floor Special Collections gallery and the Collections Management Area to gain insider knowledge about how the museum catalogs and conserves artifacts. This "Preserving Your Italian Heritage Through Artifacts" workshop is $15, which includes admission to all History Center exhibitions, and is free for History Center members. Space is limited, so reservations are highly recommended. Please RSVP to Melissa Marinaro at 412-454-6426 or


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