The Washington Conservation Guild Presents the Seventh Meeting of our 50th Anniversary Season Thursday, March 2, 2017 at The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Reception from 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Presentation from 6:00pm to 7:00pm, Lower Level in Classroom A.
*Please plan to arrive by 5:30pm when the building closes to the public*
The State Department is looking for a conservator with a broad background who can do some hands on work, but mostly be able to identify conservation needs, write scopes of work, work with conservators around the world to complete conservation work, etc.
The Society of American Archivists Preservation Publication Award Subcommittee is seeking nominations for the prestigious Preservation Publication Award. Do you know of an outstanding preservation-related work published in 2015? Would you like to see the author(s) or editor(s) recognized for contributing to preservation and the archives profession? Please consider submitting a nomination prior to the deadline of February 28, 2016.
Project Title: Paper Conservation Triage Project: Chinese Kite Collection, Summer 2017
Location: Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Emil Buehler Conservation Laboratory, Virginia
Duration: 10 weeks (May to August 2017 time frame)
The NASM Conservation unit is pleased to offer a paper conservation internship to work with conservation staff on a Chinese paper kite collection where the intern will learn conservation techniques and practices related to the treatment of these unique paper objects.
On January 13, 2017, Elisabeth West FitzHugh died at the age of 90 in Mitchellville MD. Elisabeth lived in the DC region since 1956. She was born on July 30, 1926 in Beirut, Lebanon. She gained her B.A. in Chemistry Vassar College in June 1947 and her M.S. in Archaeology of Western Asia at the University of London Institute of Archaeology, June 1954.