May Business Meeting and Raffle

May Business Meeting and Raffle

Apr 3, 2015

The Washington Conservation Guild presents the final meeting of the 2014/2015 season. Join us Thursday, May 7, 2015 for our Annual Business Meeting and Raffle.*

Lecture: How the Arab Region Views World Heritage and the Islamic State’s Destruction of It

Lecture: How the Arab Region Views World Heritage and the Islamic State’s Destruction of It

Apr 13, 2015

On the occasion of International Day for Monuments and Sites 2015, US/ICOMOS in partnership with the National Building Museum invites you to a talk on April 17 from 10 to 11:30 am by Mr. Mounir Bouchenaki, Director of the Arab Regional Centre for World Heritage. The event is free but tickets are required. Tickets may be ordered here.

Johns Hopkins Archaeological Museum Student Symposium

Johns Hopkins Archaeological Museum Student Symposium

Apr 6, 2015

This coming Saturday, April 11th, 9:00-4:30, The Johns Hopkins Archaeological Museum holds it Third Student Symposium, featuring the research work on objects in the museum collection by both undergraduate and graduate students.

Cultural Heritage: Conflict and Reconciliation

Cultural Heritage: Conflict and Reconciliation

Apr 6, 2015

Friday, April 17
Meyer Auditorium
Freer Gallery of Art
Smithsonian Institution
Washington D.C.
2:00 p.m. Panel

Plenary and reception to follow. Registration required.

January Meeting Summary—Working with a Collection of Radioactive Objects

January Meeting Summary—Working with a Collection of Radioactive Objects

Mar 26, 2015

On January 8, 2015, as part of the Theory and Practice Ring, Sharon Norquest, Conservator, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution; Amelia Kile, Museum Specialist, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution; and David Peters, Industrial Hygienist, Office of Safety Health and Environment Management, Smithsonian Institution, gave a talk.

Conservator Sharon Norquest and Amelia Kile of the National Air and Space Museum recently underwent a yearlong project in the preparation of radioactive objects for display.