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Preserve those Cherished Family Memories through Proper Framing or Storage

In this age of digital photography, many of us do not think of preserving and protecting past family events caught on photography.  Today, we snap photos of family, friends and events and either leave them on a card or print them from the computer. But, let’s discuss, for a moment, our old family photos.  You Read the full article…

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There is No Need to Overpay for Framing

Just this morning, I had a well known art conservator come into my studio to get a sketch framed.  It was medium to large in size.  He inquired about a nice solid wood black frame, high quality 99% UV filtering glass, a thick 8 ply 100% Museum Grade cotton rag matting with 4 ply  100% Museum Read the full article…

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Museum Framing is offering 100% Museum Quality Framing Specials with Prompt Turnaround!

Museum Framing of Alexandria, Virginia offers Honest Specials to Check off your Gift List! This is your chance to bring in a diploma, photograph, antique map or print to receive a great value in framing before Christmas! Since 1989, the public, museums, libraries, galleries and collectors have relied on Museum Framing for true archival framing Read the full article…

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Museum Framing is Participating in Small Business Saturday in Old Town Alexandria……..Plus Free Indoor Parking as always!

This Saturday, not only will you get a benefit from AMEX on your credit card statement, but you will also save a good deal of money and walk away with some truly creative and high quality framing products and services that will excite you. First, you must register your American Express card at:  https://www.americanexpress.com/us/small-business/Shop-Small/ Truly! Read the full article…

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Museum Framing TRULY Supports the Military!

Located in Alexandria, Virginia (outside Washington, D.C.) with  close proximity to several military bases, the Pentagon and other military facilities, Museum Framing has built a strong client base with the military. We take all framing we do seriously and are proud to give our military the best we can deliver, because they in turn give Read the full article…

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Why Museum Framing uses 100% cotton rag mats and not “acid free” mats

When people come in for framing, they usually ask me if I use “acid free” mats.  When I say “no”, they look at me like I came from another planet.  The term “acid free” is a misnomer as it is misused by both framers and customers alike. Without sounding too technical, acidity is measured on Read the full article…

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Museum Framing is Offering Superb Framing Ideas For the Holidays

Museum Framing has some great framing ideas for any budgets, but assured of fine 100% Museum Grade framing.  Some of the ideas include ready made frames, easel back frames and diploma frames complete with the highest quality framing, matting and UV glass. We firmly believe that one can offer to preserve family heirlooms and sentimental Read the full article…

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Inspect Your Framed Art Before Leaving The Framer

Before you leave the frame shop with your framed art, inspect it, both inside and out! Sounds silly, right?  In a way, it does, but in another way it does not.  A current situation I faced today involved a father of a framing client who came in to frame his personal art for his daughter. Read the full article…

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A framer should get to know you personally to deliver the best results

Being an extrovert makes it easier for me to work with people with their framing projects.  The reason being that I get to know their tastes and design preferences which makes it easier to show them the frame examples closer to what they have in mind. Frame shops overwhelm the person with a huge wall Read the full article…

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Museum Framing is here to serve!

Founder and Owner of Museum Framing, Rick has 30 Years Experience in Preservation and Framing.  We have.Excellent Indoor Parking but call ahead!  Call 703-299-0100    

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