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Friday bus tour | Friday gathering and dinner 
Saturday symposium program

The Caxton Club / The Bibliographical Society of America / The Newberry Library

2015 Symposium on the Book

Preserving the Evidence: The Ethics of Book and Paper Conservation

Friday, April 17, 2015

Please note that all Friday events require reservations and advance payment.

We will tour four Chicago conservation centers for behind-the-scenes looks at the challenges and projects facing each of these institutions and the approaches they have taken to solve them. We will visit the Conservation Center at the Art Institute, the University of Chicago, the Graphic Conservation Co., and the Newberry. Our tour will be followed by an evening social gathering at the Newberry.

Bus Tour, 8:30-4:45

8:30-9:00
Meet at the Newberry for departure. Bus leaves promptly at 9:00 am.
 
 
9:30-11:00
Tour the Conservation Center at the Art Institute of Chicago.
 
 
11:45-1:00
Break and box lunch at the University of Chicago.

Box lunch selections are:

Chicken Caesar Wrap
Romaine, Seasoned Grilled Chicken Breast, Parmesan Cheese, House-Made Croutons and Caesar Dressing in a Flour Tortilla With Garden Pasta Salad, Chips, and a Brownie

Honey Ham & Cheese
Savory Tavern Ham, Swiss Cheese, Lettuce, Raspberry Honey Mustard on a Croissant With Garden Pasta Salad, Chips, and a Brownie

Caprese Panini
Fresh Mozzarella, Roma Tomatoes, and Fresh Basil with a Balsamic Reduction on Grilled Flatbread With Garden Pasta Salad, Chips, and a Brownie

Bottled Water or Soda

 
 
1:00-2:15
Tour the conservation lab at the University of Chicago’s Mansueto Library.
 
 
2:45-4:00
Tour the facilities at the Graphic Conservation Co., conserving and restoring works on paper for museums, historical societies and private clients
 
 
4:45
Arrive at the Newberry for a tour of the conservation department. Tours will continue throughout the social hour so that others joining us only for dinner can participate.

Cost for the bus tour and lunch is $68 per person. Space is limited. Please note that due to the number of stops, parking logistics, and time schedule, all participants must travel by bus. We have arranged for a kneel-down bus to allow easy access. Please make your reservation and lunch selection by phone or e-mail with Jackie Vossler and send payments to Jackie Vossler’s address below. Payments for this event must be received by April 8.

Jackie Vossler
401 E. Ontario #3601
Chicago, IL 60611
312-266-8825
jv.everydaydesign@rcn.com
Make checks payable to Caxton Club.

The Caxton Club / The Bibliographical Society of America / The Newberry Library

2015 Symposium on the Book

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