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.

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.  All work will be performed in the Emil Buehler Conservation Laboratory at the Steven F.

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

Rare Book School- Scholarships

Rare Book School- Scholarships

Oct 15, 2014

Rare Book School would like to draw your attention to the upcoming November 7th deadline for the Fath Scholarship for Artist and Artisans of the Book.

“These scholarships will be awarded to individuals who routinely engage in hands-on work with printed artifacts, and who are ineligible for funding or financial aid through their places of work.

Porfolio Day

Porfolio Day

Oct 10, 2014

The Washington Conservation Guild proudly presents
2nd Annual Intern and Fellow Portfolio Day
Thursday, November 13, 2014
5:00 – 6:30PM

This is your chance, pre-programmers!  We hope you will take advantage of this excellent opportunity to peruse portfolios and ask questions about graduate education in art conservation.