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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.