November Meeting – Outsmarting Light: SmartGlass Technology in Exhibitions

November Meeting – Outsmarting Light: SmartGlass Technology in Exhibitions

Oct 7, 2014

The Washington Conservation Guild presents its third meeting of the year. Please join us at the National Postal Museum on Thursday November 6 for a presentation by Linda Edquist.

Project Position at NASM: Milestones Flight Gallery

Project Position at NASM: Milestones Flight Gallery

Oct 27, 2014

The Smithsonian Institution has a requirement for the services of a conservation professional to perform artifact condition assessments, documentation, treatments and treatment reports for the Milestones of Flight gallery renovation at the National Air and Space Museum.  The position will be for a not-to-exceed 18 month period.

NARA- full-time, permanent, Conservator position

NARA- full-time, permanent, Conservator position

Oct 23, 2014

The National Archives and Records Administration (Washington DC area) has announced an opening for a GS-11/12 Conservator. 

This is a permanent full time position that will focus on preparing archival records in a variety of formats for digitization as well as preventive conservation.

Smithsonian Postdoctoral Fellowship Offered

Smithsonian Postdoctoral Fellowship Offered

Oct 21, 2014

The Smithsonian Office of Fellowships and Internships is offering an Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Fellowship in the area of stable isotope sciences. Research proposals must integrate the use of stable isotopes (2H/1H, 13C/12C, 15N/14N, and 18O/16O) into their specific research questions. Stable isotope analysis must comprise a significant portion of the research. The successful applicant will conduct analyses at one of the two Pan-Institutional isotope facilities (OUSS/MCI Stable Isotope Mass Spectrometry Facility in Suitland, MD or at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama City, Panama).

Contract Conservators- NASM

Contract Conservators- NASM

Oct 16, 2014

The Smithsonian Institution has a requirement for the services of conservation professionals to perform artifact condition assessments, documentation, triage treatments and treatment reports for artifacts at the National Air and Space Museum.  The award(s) must be completed by September 15th, 2015.  

Lessons From Our Lives with Plastic

Lessons From Our Lives with Plastic

Oct 16, 2014

October 21, 2014, 6pm-7:30pm
Q?rious Theater, National Museum of Natural History

Featuring Odile Madden, Research Scientist, Museum Conservation Institute