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FULL!!! FULL!!! FULL!!! An additional workshop will be planned in the future.

Workshop: Framing techniques and microclimate enclosures for Panel Paintings by Sara Mateu, 21-23 February 2018 at SRAL Studios, Maastricht


  • A history of framing;
  • Framing as a preventive conservation strategy;
  • Guidelines for framing panel paintings;
  • Planning for exhibition, storage, transport and handling;
  • Framing systems: current trends and materials;
  • Framing small & medium panel paintings;
  • Framing larger panels with flexible battens;
  • Microclimate frames: history and evolution;
  • Making a microclimate frame: the process step-by-step;
  • MarvelSeal® envelopes: design and implementation;
  • Making a MarvelSeal® envelope: the process step-by-step.

The workshop will consist of a series of lectures and practical sessions lead by Sara Mateu Sara is a freelance Paintings conservator based in Brussels. She specialised in structural and preventive conservation of panel paintings and takes part on the Getty’s Foundation Panel Paintings Initiative.

A more detailed description of the workshop is available on request.

Workshop fees: € 775.00
Deadline for registration: 15 January 2018
Workshop fees will include lunches.
Numbers are limited to 15 participants and are allocated on a first come basis.
Discount bookings for accommodation at Townhouse Design Hotel only through SRAL.
Organisers: Kate Seymour and Siska Losse

Sponsored by Tru Vue

Sara Mateu Framing Techniques
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