Panel Discussion on Curating Media Arts at SAAM

Panel Discussion on Curating Media Arts at SAAM

May 22, 2015

On Wednesday, June 3, at 6 pm, Hugh Shockey and Michael Mansfield will present a discussion on conserving and curating media arts. The program will occur in the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s McEvoy Auditorium and will last about 45 minutes. It’s free and open to the public. No pre-registration is required.

Contract Position at NASM

Contract Position at NASM

May 22, 2015

NATIONAL AIR AND SPACE MUSUEM, WASHINGTON, DC
Conservation contractor requirement for Gallery Inventory Project

The Smithsonian Institution has a requirement for the services of one conservation contractor to perform artifact condition assessments, documentation, and future recommendations pertaining to the packing and transport of objects for the National Air and Space Museum.

Dr. Barabara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett Speaks as part of the SI Intangible Cultural Heritage series

Dr. Barabara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett Speaks as part of the SI Intangible Cultural Heritage series

May 21, 2015

Dr. Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett will present in the Intangible Cultural Heritage distinguished speaker series on May 28, 2-3:30pm, in the Smithsonian Castle Library. Her presentation, “Materializing History,” will examine the role of intangible cultural heritage in the creation of the core exhibit at the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews. Please see the attached announcement for further details about the event.

Stained Glass Symposium: “Jewels of Light”

Stained Glass Symposium: “Jewels of Light”

May 20, 2015

When
Friday, June 19 & Saturday, June 20

Where
Washington National Cathedral
3101 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington, DC 20016

Theme
Stained glass is an extraordinary facet of the building fabric that serves the simple purpose of separating the interior from the weather and the awe inspiring purpose of painting with light in an ever mutable way. 

One Year Position at American Philosophical Society

One Year Position at American Philosophical Society

May 8, 2015

The APS has a temporary position (1 year) for an Assistant Conservator for Library and Archival Materials.