June 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Join HMI staff member Julia Griffith as she presents information on an ongoing preservation effort at the Nyamata Rwandan Genocide Memorial, one of eight national memorials commemorating the approx. 800,000 killed in the 1994 genocide. This lecture will discuss the ongoing preservation efforts of a team from the University of Pennsylvania at the Nyamata Memorial in conjunction with the Rwandan Government.Conversation will explore building and textile conservation challenges and solutions from a pilot program and explore the role of preservation in reconciliation. Registration is free but space is limited.