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PG-51346-11
Preservation Plan for John Hampson's Insect Mosaics
Mary Beth Prondzinski, Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium

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Best Practices in Handling & Housing Artifacts Created from Insects and Their Unique Care (Public Lecture or Presentation)
Title: Best Practices in Handling & Housing Artifacts Created from Insects and Their Unique Care
Abstract: A one and a half hour training session was implemented for the Fairbanks Museum's staff, volunteers and members to educate them on the complexities of the unique "Bug" artwork: its conservation and care requirements
Author: Helene Gillette-Woodard, Williamstown Art Conservation Center
Date: 03/01/2011
Location: Fairbanks Museum & Planetarium
Primary URL: http://fairbanksmuseum.org/bugart
Primary URL Description: The Fairbanks Museum is home to the entire collection of mosiacs known as "Bug Art" created by John Hampson. Using thousand of beetles, moths and butterflies, meticulously postioned on wood and lovingly framed, his creations are a unique reflection of this artist's vision and precision.


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