The Lopez Museum and Library’s July 17 workshop, Developing Skills in Art Handling, was attended by more than 50 students, teachers, museum and art gallery workers, art collectors and enthusiasts.
The facilitators, Lopez Museum collections management consultants Ricky Francisco and Peter Natividad, demonstrated how to handle two-dimensional objects, as well as advanced handling techniques for threedimensional objects such as pottery, figurines and statuettes, among others. A special presentation on handling books taught the audience how to protect their tomes from premature aging and spine breakage.
Due to the participants’ enthusiastic reception, the museum will conduct a second workshop in September. (Story by: Claude Lanzona, Mariane Pontejos)