October Meeting at ARTEX

October Meeting at ARTEX

Sep 13, 2016

The Washington Conservation Guild presents the second meeting of the 2016/2017 season

Please join us at ARTEX Fine Art Services in Landover, MD
on Thursday, October 6, 2016
for a talk and tours of ARTEX Facilities and Conservation Lab:
Mountmaking for Conservation with Consideration for Long-Term Display and Storage

Book Conservator at the Smithsonian Libraries

Book Conservator at the Smithsonian Libraries

Sep 27, 2016

The Smithsonian Libraries (SIL) announces the posting of a temporary two-year, trust, book conservator position at the IS-09 level ($53,435.00 – $69,460.00). This is not a Federal Position, but has similar requirements and benefits. The job announcement will be open from October 4, 2016 – October 18, 2016.

Lecture at Smithsonian American Art Museum

Lecture at Smithsonian American Art Museum

Sep 19, 2016

“Conservation of Our Collection: Claggett Wilson”

Thursday, September 28, 2016, 4:00 pm

MacMillan Education Center

Join paper conservator Catherine Maynor as she discusses artist and D.C.-native, Claggett Wilson; she will focus on his watercolors both as works of art and as documents of wartime trauma.

For more information, see the SAAM calendar
http://s.si.edu/2cWgyWI

Preservation Day at the US Capitol

Preservation Day at the US Capitol

Sep 14, 2016

The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) is pleased to make you aware of an event at the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center that commemorates the 50th anniversary of the passage of the National Historic Preservation Act in Washington, D.C., on Friday, September 23. The “Preservation Day” event for the general public, which will take place from 10 a.m.

Lecture: “Silicone solvents, emulsions and more – oh my”

Lecture: “Silicone solvents, emulsions and more – oh my”

Sep 13, 2016

Thursday, September 22, 2016, 4:00 pm

Smithsonian American Art Museum
McMillan Education Center 

This presentation by Chris Stavroudis will introduce the various uses of silicone solvents to conservators in both theory and practice and will review the formation and uses of emulsions, both conventional and micro- emulsions.