Respiratory Protection Lecture and Fit-Testing Session

Respiratory Protection Lecture and Fit-Testing Session

Jan 20, 2016

On Monday, March 7, 2016, at 3 pm join us for Lecture and fit test by Amber Carlberg, CIH, CS­P; National Institute of Standards and Technology. Presented by the Washington Conservation Guild, the American Industrial Hygiene Association, Potomac Section, and the Health and Safety Committee of the American Institute for Conservation.

January 3-Ring Circus Summary: Social Media Ring—Lets#This: Social Media Tips for Public Outreach

Feb 11, 2016

Amber Kerr, paintings conservator at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, talked about the use of social media and how to streamline the process in her 3-Ring Circus presentation titled Lets#This: Social Media Tips for Public Outreach. Kerr has served as the social networking editor for the International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (IIC) since 2009

Star Trek versus Star Wars Collection of Social Media Posts

Star Trek versus Star Wars Collection of Social Media Posts

Feb 8, 2016

Last Thursday, WCG hosted a debate regarding the cultural significance of the material culture associated with Star Wars and Star Trek. Many in the audience participated by Tweeting. Here is a collection of the posts: https://storify.com/sbanks20/which-franchise-is-more-worthy-of-conservation

WCG Tour of Union Station

WCG Tour of Union Station

Feb 4, 2016

This is a special invitation for a behind the scenes tour of the restoration work in the Main Hall at Union Station. Join members of The Gilders’ Studio and  the restoration team  for an up close and personal look at the final phase of  gilding and plaster restoration high above the floor of Main Hall.

Past WCG President Recruiting a Paper Conservator at the Saint Louis Art Museum

Past WCG President Recruiting a Paper Conservator at the Saint Louis Art Museum

Jan 27, 2016

The Saint Louis Art Museum seeks a collegial, collaborative, and energetic paper conservator to join its dynamic conservation team. SLAM’s growing collection of over 14,000 works in the prints, drawings, and photography collection spans the 16th – 21st centuries with notable works by both Eastern and Western masters.

February Meeting— Star Wars vs. Star Trek

February Meeting— Star Wars vs. Star Trek

Jan 21, 2016

Please join us Thursday, February 4, 2016 for a Debate of Galactic Importance. Which pop culture franchise is the most worthy of preservation? Museum professionals with irrefutable expertise on their subjects will duel with words and images to prove that their pop culture franchise is the most worthy of long-term preservation. Or maybe just the most awesome.