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Conservation Live Stream: How To Wash Glass

Conservation Lab
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November 12, 2019 12:00pm to 1:00pm

In this live stream from the Conservation Lab, watch as Steve Koob, chief conservator, Astrid van Giffen, associate conservator, and Lianne Uesato, assistant conservator share how they clean and care for glass in the Museum’s collection. And, just in time for the upcoming holidays, they’ll share their conservator’s tips for the do’s and don’ts of washing your own glass at home. There will be time for questions from the online audience on anything glass washing related.

Watch the live stream on cmog.org or The Corning Museum of Glass Facebook Page on November 12 at 12pm EST.

Unable to watch the live stream? Each demonstration will be added to our YouTube channel. See the full Glass Conservation videos playlist for more videos from the Museum’s Conservation team.

Stephen Koob

Stephen Koob

Stephen Koob is responsible for the care and preservation of all of the Museum’s collections. This includes cleaning the glass and making recommendations for its handling, storage, display, and movement. He also oversees the maintenance and repair of objects in the Museum’s conservation lab, and provides documentation of such objects throughout their repair.

Astrid van Giffen

Astrid van Giffen

Astrid van Giffen became the Assistant Conservator in 2009. In 2007, she completed the conservation training program of the Netherlands Institute for Cultural Heritage (ICN) in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, with a specialization in glass and ceramics. Her training included internships at the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, MD, and The Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, NY.