APPRENTICE PROGRAM: Museum Conservator’s Apprentice

Level 5, Conservation Lab, Queensland Museum

Summary

This hands-on, interactive workshop will showcase the art and science of Queensland Museum’s conservators. These enthusiastic experts apply scientific techniques to determine the material, chemical and technical aspects of cultural heritage.  Join senior conservators Cathy ter Bogt and Solitaire Osei to explore how they investigate objects and treat the collection materials they deal with through hands-on activities inside the museum laboratory.

Please note there are only 10 places per session. Participants must be aged 15 and over and covered footwear is essential.

 

 

FEATURING

Cathy ter Bogt

Participant

Cathy ter Bogt

Cathy ter Bogt is Queensland Museum’s Senior Conservator – Objects. She received a Masters in Applied Science (Conservation of Cultural Materials) from the University of Canberra in 2003 after completing...

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Solitaire Osei

Participant

Solitaire Osei

Solitaire Osei joined Queensland Museum in 2016 to work on the care and preservation of textiles and composite objects, preparing them for display, loan and storage. After graduating from the...

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Cost

Location

Queensland Museum & Science Centre, Grey Street, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Age Recommendation

15+

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