Continuing Education – Stone Restoration Class

Temple of Dendur

Thursday, October 15, 2015

12:00 pm- 2:00 pm

Join HDC at A. Ottavino Corporation for a special stone restoration and conservation class! This continuing education class provide an overview and history of the stone industry and demonstrations of stone carving. Attendees will learn how stone reacts in varying weather patterns depending on its properties. The class will also include a demonstration of dutchman stone repair, demonstration of tooling, and hands-on lesson in drafting a stone  margin.

 

Founded in 1913, A. Ottavino Corporation is a family owned and operated business specializing in new contruction, building restoration, fine art conservation and stone fabrication. The facility is unique in the Tri-State area for their ability to create, restore, dismantle, reconstruct and conserve ornate and monumental stone with our in house facilities and artisans. Noted credits for A. Ottavino Corp included the restoration of the Temple of Dendur at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the restoration of the Brooklyn Appellate Court and the Whitney Museum, among others.

 

AIA

Friends- $50 ; General Admission $75

2 LU/HSW AIA credits available to AIA members

 

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