In Focus Tour

Conserving Thai Buddhist Tales

Conserving Thai Buddhist Tales: preparing folding books for display

Kristine Rose Beers, Senior Conservator and Julia Poirier, Paper and Book Conservator

Free no booking required.


Kristine Rose-Beers ACR is Senior Conservator at the Chester Beatty, and an accredited member of the Institute of Conservation (ICON). She specialises in the conservation of bound manuscript material.

Julia Poirier trained as a bookbinder in France before obtaining an MA in conservation of fine art, with a specialty on works of art on paper, from Northumbria University in Newcastle in 2010. Julia joined the Chester Beatty in 2012 as the Heritage Council conservation intern and has since been working as a book and paper conservator at the museum.

Closed today

Tuesday to Friday 10am–5pm
Saturday 11am–5pm
Sunday 1pm–5pm

Closed Mondays: Nov - Feb

**Closed 1 Jan; Good Friday; 24-26 Dec & Monday Public Holidays.**

Admission is free
Suggested donation €5


Chester Beatty
Dublin Castle
Dublin 2
D02 AD92