Note whitish mold growths along bottom edge

What to do about mold: upcoming workshop

Anyone who has had to deal with mold or mildew outbreaks due to a flooded basement, leaking roof, or improperly ventilated bathroom knows how persistent these organisms can be, and how much damage they can do to your health and home….

Inuit Art in the Studio

Inuit Art in the Studio

One of the projects we are working on this week is the conservation treatment of a large lithograph by the Inuit artist, Kenojuak Ashevak. This is one of several Inuit prints by Cape Dorset artists that we have worked on…

Two very large posters

Two very large posters

The care and treatment of oversize objects has been on our minds a lot lately. Big paper objects such as movie posters and blueprints are especially susceptible to damage, simply because it can be so difficult to store them safely….

Highlights from recent work for antique dealers

Highlights from recent work for antique dealers

At Works on Paper, we are fortunate to work with some of the most respected early American and Folk Art dealers in the country. We have been especially busy during the last few months helping conserve some really special pieces…

The Woman that Saved the Union

The Woman that Saved the Union

March is nearly over and since it is Women’s History Month, I thought it would be interesting to share something I recently learned about due to two very different objects that we treated here in the Works on Paper conservation…