Renate Mesmer is in Telluride teaching book conservation classes at the American Academy of Bookbinding. She works at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC, where she is Assistant Head of Conservation.
Mesmer has worked at the Folger for six years. Earlier in her career, she was the Director of the Book and Paper Conservation Program at Centro del bel Libro in Ascona, Switzerland. She holds a masters degree in bookbinding from the Chamber of Crafts of Palatinate in Germany.
Attend the talk and find out more about what goes on behind the scenes at the Folger’s conservation lab.
For more information, call 728-8649.