Museum Director Virginia Howell led the group on a personalized tour of the museum, exhibits on marbling and historic postcards, and a behind-the-scenes peak at the museum’s library. Afterward, the group made their own paper in the museum workshop. The museum offers a number of workshops on papermaking, marbling and bookbinding.
When: Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Time: 2:00-3:30 p.m.
Where: Robert C. Williams Museum of Papermaking
Georgia Institute of Technology
500 10th St NW, Atlanta, GA 30332
After a brief business meeting, Museum Director, Virginia Howell, will lead us on a tour of two temporary exhibits:
– Postage Required: Early Animated Postcards from the 1900s
– Marvelous Marbling: Demystifying Marbled Papers
NGAL will cover the cost of the tour.
The Robert C. Williams Museum of Papermaking is an internationally renowned resource on the history of paper and paper technology. In addition to more than 2,000 books, the museum features a remarkable collection of over 10,000 watermarks, papers, tools, machines, and manuscripts. The museum’s mission is to collect, preserve, increase and disseminate knowledge about papermaking – past, present and future.
1.5 hours of Continuing Education Credit is requested
New Echota Wrap-Up
A huge Thank You goes out to Nyala Edwards of the Calhoun-Gordon County Public Library and New Echota Park Ranger Bobby for entertaining the NGAL crowd last Wednesday!!
The news of the day was the election of new officers. It has been a pleasure to serve NGAL, and I am positive the new officers are going to do a super job. They are:
Mary Moore – Chair, Kara Rumble – Vice-Chair, & Jessica Osborne – Secretary / Treasurer. Their contact info is posted on the About NGAL page. Congratulations to all!!
It was a such a pleasure to visit the New Echota State Park. Bobby gave us a guided tour of the grounds and answered all of our questions. The weather was perfect and it was another great NGAL experience.