Laurent Amiot, Ceremonial Ewer and Basin with the Monogram of the Bishop of Quebec  c. 1820, silver ewer: 19.5 × 9.2 × 11.7 cm; 299.83 g; basin: 3.4 × 29.8 × 23 cm; 481.91 g. Archidiocèse de Québec, Quebec City. Probably commissioned by Monsignor Joseph-Octave Plessis. Photo: NGC

Preserving and Treating Silver

Saturday, September 15, 2018
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
National Gallery of Canada
Studio 1
380 Sussex Drive
Ottawa, ON K1N 9N4

To accompany the Laurent Amiot: Canadian Master Silversmith exhibition, Chief Conservator Doris Couture-Rigert and her team are offering a hands-on, two-hour workshop that explores how to preserve and care for silver. Bring an item and take home a special treatment kit! Suggested objects could be a tea or coffee pot, plate, platter, saucer, cup or a piece of cutlery.

Register by September 6, 2018. Limited places.

Please call 613-998-8888 or visit the box office.

In English with bilingual question period.

Cost: $20 (members), $25 (general public)

Saturday, September 15, 2018
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
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