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
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.
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
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.
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.