Good Will Home Association (L.C. Bates Museum)

Log Number: IGSM-245241-OMS-20

The L.C. Bates Museum, a natural history museum on the rural campus of Good Will-Hinckley Homes, will conduct a collections stewardship project that will conserve and safeguard its historic taxidermy mounts, including 24 bird mounts and a blue fin tuna mount. The treatment of the mounts will comply with the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works Code of Ethics and Guidelines for Practice. The museum will conduct a collections care workshop in partnership with Maine Archives and Museum. They will create a tuna presentation and conservation exhibit, including visitor conservation activities, and develop related programming.