October Meeting at the new Research Center of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

October Meeting at the new Research Center of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Sep 22, 2017

 

Thursday, October 5th 2017 at The David and Fela Shapell Family Collections, Conservation and Research Center of The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

Reception: 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Brief Presentation and Tour of Facilities: 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Now Accepting Applications for Williston Fund – Deadline September 18, 2017

Now Accepting Applications for Williston Fund – Deadline September 18, 2017

Sep 11, 2017

Each year, WCG’s Sidney S. Williston Memorial Fund for Interns and Fellows provides up to five interns/fellows with free membership in the Washington Conservation Guild.

Call for Proposals: share your experience and knowledge at AIHce 2018!

Call for Proposals: share your experience and knowledge at AIHce 2018!

Aug 30, 2017

Our AIHA Health and Safety colleagues are organizing presentation Sessions dedicated to Museums, Historic Sites, Collection Care Risk Management for their National Conference, May 21-23, 2018, Philadelphia. The deadline for abstract submission is September 6, 2017.

WCG members are encouraged to submit an abstract dealing with a health, safety, or environmental issue relating to a conservation project. 

Pewter Spoon Workshop

Pewter Spoon Workshop

Aug 28, 2017

Washington Conservation Guild presents a Special Workshop for the 2017/2018 Season

Make a Pewter Spoon with Ed McManus!

Saturday, October 7, 2017

10:30-2:30

Past WCG President Ed McManus has generously donated several of his spoons as gifts at WCG events, and they are in short supply. At this event, he will demonstrate how to make a pewter spoon, then each participant will have the opportunity to make their own from start to finish.

Call for Papers

Call for Papers

Aug 24, 2017

The Washington Conservation Guild, the Potomac Section of the American Industrial Hygiene Association and the Smithsonian Institution’s Office of Safety, Health and Environmental Management will once again collaborate with the Lunder Conservation Center to host the second annual Professional Development Seminar, building upon last year’s theme:

Control of Health and Safety Hazards in Museums,
Historic Sites, Conservation Treatment and Collection Care.