February Meeting: “Conservator and Curator in Partnership”

February Meeting: “Conservator and Curator in Partnership”

Feb 14, 2017

The Washington Conservation Guild Presents the Seventh Meeting of our 50th Anniversary Season Thursday, March 2, 2017 at The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Reception from 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Presentation from 6:00pm to 7:00pm, Lower Level in Classroom A.
*Please plan to arrive by 5:30pm when the building closes to the public*

Call for Nominations: SAA Publication Award

Call for Nominations: SAA Publication Award

Feb 7, 2017

The Society of American Archivists Preservation Publication Award Subcommittee is seeking nominations for the prestigious Preservation Publication Award.  Do you know of an outstanding preservation-related work published in 2015?  Would you like to see the author(s) or editor(s) recognized for contributing to preservation and the archives profession?  Please consider submitting a nomination prior to the deadline of February 28, 2016.

Internship-NASM

Internship-NASM

Jan 27, 2017

 Paper Conservation Internship

Project Title: Paper Conservation Triage Project:  Chinese Kite Collection, Summer 2017
Location:  Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Emil Buehler Conservation Laboratory, Virginia
Duration:  10 weeks (May to August 2017 time frame)
Amount:  $6000

The NASM Conservation unit is pleased to offer a paper conservation internship to work with conservation staff on a Chinese paper kite collection where the intern will learn conservation techniques and practices related to the treatment of these unique paper objects. 

Obituary for Elisabeth FitzHugh

Obituary for Elisabeth FitzHugh

Jan 27, 2017

On January 13, 2017, Elisabeth West FitzHugh died at the age of 90 in Mitchellville MD. Elisabeth lived in the DC region since 1956. She was born on July 30, 1926 in Beirut, Lebanon. She gained her B.A. in Chemistry Vassar College in June 1947 and her M.S. in Archaeology of Western Asia at the University of London Institute of Archaeology, June 1954.

WCG February Meeting

WCG February Meeting

Jan 24, 2017

Washington Conservation Guild Presents the Sixth Meeting of our 50th Anniversary Season: “You’ve come a long way baby”

What was conservation in DC like in 1967 and what will the next 50 years hold for our organization and the conservation field? How has WCG evolved to serve our members? What do our presidents remember about the decades?