December Meeting—FBI Art Crime Program

December Meeting—FBI Art Crime Program

Nov 18, 2014

Please join the Washington Conservation Guild on Thursday, December 4, 2014 for the annual Holiday Party and Lecture of the 2014/15 season. Gregg S. Horner, FBI Special Agent, will be giving a lecture on the FBI Art Crime Program: Criminal Investigations Conducted by the Washington Field Office.

NASM Summer Internships

NASM Summer Internships

Nov 17, 2014

National Air and Space Museum: Conservation Internship

Project Title: Conservation Triage Project: Conservation Internship, Summer 2015
Location: Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Emil Buehler Conservation Laboratory, Virginia
Duration: 12 weeks (May to August 2015 time frame)
Amount: $8000

Project Description: Two conservation interns are requested to assist the NASM Conservation unit with examination, documentation, triage treatment and rehousing of objects in the NASM collection.

December Meeting & Holiday Party

December Meeting & Holiday Party

Nov 17, 2014

Please join the Washington Conservation Guild on Thursday, December 4, 2014 for the annual Holiday Party and Lecture

Gregg S. Horner, FBI Special Agent, will be giving a lecture entitled,
The FBI Art Crime Program: Criminal Investigations Conducted by the Washington Field Office
Special Agent Gregg Horner has been a criminal investigator with the FBI for 19 years; he specializes in violent crime investigations and was a member of the Washington Field Office Art Crime Team from 2006 to 2013.

Lecture- Gravitas and Gravity: Eric Fischl’s Tumbling Woman II

Lecture- Gravitas and Gravity: Eric Fischl’s Tumbling Woman II

Nov 8, 2014

Lunder Conservation Center presents

Gravitas and Gravity: Eric Fischl’s Tumbling Woman II
An Evening with Objects Conservator, Helen Ingalls

October meeting Summary- Alternatives to the Oddy Test

October meeting Summary- Alternatives to the Oddy Test

Nov 5, 2014

Lecture Summary by
Austin Plann Curley
Conservation Intern at the Folger Shakespeare Library

Evaluating Storage Materials: Alternatives to the Oddy Test

Eric Breiting spoke October 2 on his ongoing work at Library of Congress to develop an alternative to the traditional Oddy Test better suited to paper-based collections. This WCG-sponsored event was held at the Holocaust Memorial Museum and drew a full audience of students and professionals from conservation and other cultural heritage professions.