Workshop on Cemetery Conservation

Posted on Aug 10, 2016

cemetery1Historic Congressional Cemetery, partnering with the D.C. Metro Chapter of the Association for Gravestone Studies, will be hosting Operation Conservation with Jonathan Appell, a workshop to provide educational outreach for those in our area who are interested in cemetery conservation.  The workshop, open to a limited number of attendees, will  provide hands-on experience with cleaning, resetting tablets, disassembling and reconstructing multi-piece monuments, joining broken headstone fragments, pros and cons of drilling, when to use consolidation, and resetting stones without heavy equipment.

Saturday, August 27th – 9:00 am until 4:30 pm
Sunday, August 28th – 9:00 am until 4:30 pm
Historic Congressional Cemetery, Washington, DC

Registration fee: $180 for both days of the workshop and a boxed lunch for each day.

More information can be found at http://hccemetery.wix.com/conservation
To register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/operation-conservation-with-jonathan-appell-tickets-26376325299
Questions? Contact mpuglisi@congressionalcemetery.org