Cheek Fadriquel and Prof. Rosalie CalapisWhat's good about wood? Find out all that's good, and not, about wood as the Lopez Memorial Museum presents a lecture on The Fundamentals of Materials: Wood on June 21 (Thursday) from 8:30am to 5pm.
Cheek Fadriquela and Prof. Rosalie Calapis of the University of the Philippines Los Banos will focus on the conservation of wood products such as sculpture, furniture, and architecture.
Conservation Research Laboratory states that successful conservation of wooden artifacts is dependent on knowledge of wood structure and types. The seminar will also dwell on wood identification, physical and chemical properties of wood, and the wooden cultural heritage in the Philippines. Prof. Calapis, assistant professor at the College of Forestry and Natural Resources of UP Los Banos, will discuss wood identification, while Mr. Fadriquela will cover the other topics. The seminar hopes to give the public a better understanding of the material they work with, display and store, collect and use.
Learn about wood, a natural resource and how to take care of wood. Fee is P2,500 which includes lunch andcertificate.
The Lopez Memorial Museum is at the ground floor, Benpres Building, Exchange Road corner Meralco Avenue, Pasig City. Museum days and hours are Mondays to Saturdays, except holidays, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. For reservations, call Fanny at 635 9545.