Calendar Pages -- Workshop and Field Trip:

March 12th, 2011

Workshop and Field Trip:

Workshop and Field Trip:0

Introduction to:

 Preservation and Conservation of a Personal Collection



 Mrs. Chiraporn Aranyanark

Former Director, Conservation Science Division, The Fine Arts Department of Thailand

Conducted in Thai

Two Successive Weekends 12/13 March & 19/20 March 2011


Follow-up field trip - 27 March 2011


Mrs. Chiraporn Aranyanark is presently consulting and working with the Siam Society to appraise the state of the Society’s collection and recommend the conservation and preservation methods needed to improve the physical and environmental conditions in the Siam Society.  Khun Chiraporn is a prominent conservationist and has graciously extended an offer to conduct a workshop for our members.


We realize that many of our members have personal collections and this will be a rare opportunity to learn about the proper care of valued artifacts, art objects and treasured collections from an eminent authority.


Some of the topics Khun Chiraporn will cover include:

Deterioration of silverware, basketry, books and paper materials, etc.

Correct care and handling of the materials

Simple repair of paper and books

Storage of books, documents and works on paper

Storage and care of photographs and negatives

Environmental control in small collections

Pest management

And more . . . !

Please register as soon as possible

CONTACT: Khun Supharat (ext. 201) or Khun Pinthip (ext. 202)

The Siam Society Tel. 0-2661-6470-7 Fax 0-2258-3491,

or e-mail: or