February Meeting: Early 19th Century Cast Iron Jewelry

February Meeting: Early 19th Century Cast Iron Jewelry

Jan 12, 2015

WCG presents the SIXTH Meeting of the 2014/2015 Season

Please join us FEBRUARY 5, 2015 for the presentation by Diana Galante

“I GAVE GOLD FOR IRON”: HOW CAST IRON JEWELRY BECAME ALL THE RAGE AND HOW TO TURN A CANNON INTO A NECKLACE

Respiratory Protection Lecture and Fit-Testing Session

Respiratory Protection Lecture and Fit-Testing Session

Jan 10, 2015

The Washington Conservation Guild, the American Industrial Hygiene Association, Potomac Section, and the Health and Safety Committee of the American Institute for Conservation presents:

On Thursday, February 19, 2015, at 5 pm at the Smithsonian American Art Museum join us for the Lecture portion by Lee Foley, CIH, CS­P, Director, Health and Safety EQM and Current President of the Potomac Section AIHA.

January meeting Summary- Nautical Related

January meeting Summary- Nautical Related

Jan 26, 2015

Speaker: Lisa Hall Isbell
Title: Most Secret*: Treating Records from a WWII Shipwreck
Date: January 8, 2015; Three Ring Meeting, Nautical Related
Summarizer: Ali Sims

Call for Papers—Conservation and Exhibition Planning: Material Testing for Design, Display, and Packing

Call for Papers—Conservation and Exhibition Planning: Material Testing for Design, Display, and Packing

Jan 26, 2015

Presented by the Lunder Conservation Center and the Foundation for the American Institute for Conservation.

This two-day event, hosted by the Lunder Conservation Center, on November 19 and 20, 2015, will be an opportunity for exhibition designers, mount makers, registrars, collection managers, conservators, and scientists to explore the challenges of how materials are selected for use with art objects.

January meeting Summary- Advocacy and Outreach

January meeting Summary- Advocacy and Outreach

Jan 26, 2015

Speaker: Scott Nolley, Fine Art Conservation of Virginia
Title:“Advocacy in Conservation: Just Showing Up”
Date: Thursday, January 8, 2015: Annual “3-Ring Circus”; Advocacy and Outreach
Summarizers: Desirae Peters and Quinn Ferris

January meeting Summary- Nautical Related

January meeting Summary- Nautical Related

Jan 26, 2015

Speaker: Stephanie Hulman
Title: “Smart Storage on the High Seas: The Examination and Treatment of a 19th Century Sea Chest”
Date: Jan. 8, 2015; Three Ring Circus “Nautical Related”
Summarizer: Greta Glaser

Lecture on Intangible Heritage

Lecture on Intangible Heritage

Jan 13, 2015

Intangible Cultural Heritage at the Smithsonian presents

Frank Proschan
Definitions have consequences: Taking seriously the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage

Facilitation provided by Richard Kurin
When: 12:00 – 1:30 on Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Where: Smithsonian Castle Commons, 1000 Jefferson Dr. SW, Washington, D.C. 20560

Please RSVP to HolmgrenM@si.edu to ensure event capacity.