Celebrate the Commencement of the 50th Season of the Washington Conservation Guild!

Celebrate the Commencement of the 50th Season of the Washington Conservation Guild!

Aug 17, 2016

Please join us Thursday, September 8, 2016. We have many exciting events planned for the year ahead and are kicking it off with an evening at SHAKE SHACK! The celebration will be held from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at the Union Station Shake Shack.

Fall Internship at Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory

Fall Internship at Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory

Aug 26, 2016

Through the generosity of the Maryland Historical Trust’s Heritage Preservation Fund, a paid internship project is available this fall/winter at the Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory.  The position is open to current and recent graduates of a recognized Conservation graduate program.  

Accepting Abstracts for the Fall Professional Development Seminar

Accepting Abstracts for the Fall Professional Development Seminar

Aug 26, 2016

A collaborative professional seminar focused on controlling health and safety risks from preparing, treating, managing, and exhibiting artistic, historic and natural science collections will be offered by the Potomac Section of the American Industrial Hygiene Association, the Washington Conservation Guild and the Smithsonian Institution’s Office of Safety, Health and Environmental Management.

Lecture on Daguerreotypes at the Library of Congress

Lecture on Daguerreotypes at the Library of Congress

Aug 26, 2016

The Library of Congress Conservation Division is pleased to announce a lecture given by Rachel Wetzel, Photograph Conservator, Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts, on “Conservation Science and the Daguerreotype: Preserving Our Earliest Photographic Treasures” Thursday, September 1, from 10:00 – 11:00 am, Library of Congress

Job Opening: Director of Conservation Services at Artex Fine Art Services

Job Opening: Director of Conservation Services at Artex Fine Art Services

Aug 19, 2016

ARTEX Conservation Laboratory, based in the greater Washington, DC metropolitan area, is seeking a full-time Director of Conservation with a specialty in paintings.