#6899 Rigging and Moving of Art and Artifacts

$779 usd
Tue Mar 17, 9:00 AM - Fri Mar 20, 5:00 PM (CDT)
Highland Community College, Building T, Room 130, 2998 West Pearl City Road, Freeport, IL  

The focus of this course is to teach participants how to safely plan and execute moves of heavy and/or fragile museum artifacts weighing up to 5000lbs. Techniques taught will include equipment readily available to the heritage professional as well as equipment used by professional riggers. This course includes a brief history of rigging practices and technologies; how rigging crews and boxes are organized; mitigating the negative effects of rigging on surrounding structures and substrates using crates, pallets, and dunnage; using a forklift; common rigging problems and solutions; and specifications of and ordering cranes. There will be demonstrations and hands-on experience with rigging equipment.

Dates: Mar. 17, 18, 19, 20
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Roger Machin

Highland Community College, Building T, Room 130, 2998 West Pearl City Road, Freeport, IL
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