CFN911 Artifact Preservation (0-0-0)
This course is for students who want to become more familiar with the preservation of historic and cultural material for future study. Students will learn how chemical, biological and environmental factors impact the integrity of objects. They will also learn how to prevent deterioration through cleaning, stabilization and consolidation using non-toxic and reversible methodologies. Students will learn how to assess objects for their condition, prepare treatment proposals, conduct conservation protocols and generate a final report of the object for display and long term storage.