A Rare Books Workshop at a Special METRO Member Rate

by Davis Erin Anderson, Community Engagement Manager, METRO


The Center for Jewish History will host a two-day rare books workshop presented by The Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts (CCAHA) on Tuesday and Wednesday, October 27 and 28. The Next Chapter: Rare Books in Modern Times will cover identifying, preserving, and sharing rare books with today’s audience.

Speakers include several New Yorkers:

  • Felicity Corkill, Preservation Services Manager, Center for Jewish History
  • Maria Fredericks, Drue Heinz Book Conservator, Thaw Conservation Center, The Morgan Library and Museum
  • Janet Gertz, Director of Preservation and Digital Conversion Division, Columbia University Libraries
  • Susan Malbin, Director of Library and Archives, American Jewish Historical Society
  • Christine Nelson, Drue Heinz Curator of Literary and Historical Manuscripts, The Morgan Library and Museum
  • Melissa Tedone, Library Conservator, Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
  • Jennifer Tobias, Librarian, Museum of Modern Art
  • Renée Wolcott, Book Conservator, Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts

We’re please to extend to our members a reduced fee to attend this course. Enter METRO1015 at checkout for a 10% discount for a total of $225. Please register on or by Tuesday, October 13. 

Please contact Emily Polhamus (epolhamus [at] ccaha [dot] org) with any questions or concerns.