Montserrat Negre: pioneer in paper restoration

Montserrat Negre: pioneer in paper restoration

from 2nd March to 15th May 2020, during the library's opening hours

Admission free-of-charge

Foyer of the Joaquim Folch i Torres Library
Exhibition of the documents from a personal collection

Exhibition in homage to Montserrat Negre i Queralt (Barcelona, 1925-) and her pioneering action in terms of the introduction in the country of new techniques and materials in the restoration and conservation of paper.

The exhibition presents, through an audiovisual presentation about the figure of the restorer and documents from her personal archive, an overview of the practices and trends in the restoration and conservation of documentary heritage in Catalonia from the second half of the 20th century onwards.

To complete the visit to the exhibition, on Wednesday 1st April we invite you to the talk Montserrat Negre: doctor of books and documents, given by the restorer Carme Sistach.


Activity organised on the occasion of the International Women's Day.


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Opening hours of the Library:

Monday and Friday, from 9.30 am to 3 pm; Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, from 9.30 am to 6 pm

Document restaurat per Montserrat Negre