Community open day at Priest’s House Museum, Wimborne
THE Priest’s House Museum & Garden is holding a community open day and an opportunity to meet the conservator on Saturday 12 October, 10.30 to 4, with free admission to the house and garden.
Discover the two second T-shirt fold while children can find out how to care for their doll’s clothes. Visitors can bring along a costume treasure to be properly packed to museum standards (there is a charge for this service).
Come and learn more about caring for your textile treasures and see a conservator in action, undertaking work on the day.
Helena Jaeschke is a professionally accredited conservator working with museums across the south west. Having trained in archaeological conservation she has spent 30 years working in the UK and overseas on a wide range of objects from fossils to modern plastics, Egyptian mummies to toy cows. Her research speciality is oriental lacquer, especially artefacts from Japan. This event has been supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.
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The Community Open Day is a chance to share your views about the museum.