WCG September Meeting

WCG September Meeting

Aug 13, 2015

The Washington Conservation Guild Presents the first meeting of the 2015/2016 season. Please join us September 3, 2015 for our Annual Meet and Greet at Congressional Cemetery.

Nominate/Sponsor Your Intern for the Sidney Williston Award

Nominate/Sponsor Your Intern for the Sidney Williston Award

Aug 2, 2015

Fall is almost here and with that usually comes a new crop of interns and fellows. The Washington Conservation Guild encourages its emerging professionals to participate in the many activities it has to offer in addition to its monthly meetings, including tours of area conservation laboratories, happy hours with ECPN, and our Portfolio Day. WCG also supports its interns through the Sidney Williston Fund every year.

Outreach Booth Volunteer Opportunity!

Outreach Booth Volunteer Opportunity!

Aug 21, 2015

The WCG Outreach Booth will participate in the annual National Building Museum’s  ”Big Build”. The event takes place on Saturday, September 19th, from 10 AM to 4PM. The event is located at 401 F Street NW, Washington DC.

Coming Soon: Objects Conservator, Smithsonian

Coming Soon: Objects Conservator, Smithsonian

Aug 18, 2015

Smithsonian American Art Museum

The Smithsonian American Art Museum will advertise the position of Objects Conservator on https://www.usajobs.gov/

in late August – early September. The position will be a full-time, permanent position. The Federal position will be at a GS-11 level (starting salary $63,722).

The Smithsonian American Art Museum and its Renwick Gallery share a conservation department.

November Meeting—Studio Design Challenges: Creating a Safe and Practical Space

November Meeting—Studio Design Challenges: Creating a Safe and Practical Space

Aug 15, 2015

The Washington Conservation Guild (WCG) will host an encore presentation of Studio Design Challenges: Creating a Safe and Practical Space, the joint Health & Safety Committee and Conservators in Private Practice (CIPP) lecture from this years’ AIC Annual Meeting in Miami.

Jeff Hirsch, William Jarema, Dan Klein and Roger Rudy will address challenges faced by conservators working within small to medium-sized organizations, who may not have the resources of larger institutions to design a conservation laboratory that serves those performing treatments and maintains the health and safety of the practitioners.

PastForward: National Trust for Historic Preservation Annual Conference

PastForward: National Trust for Historic Preservation Annual Conference

Aug 4, 2015

PastForward, the National Preservation Conference, is the premier educational and networking event for those in the business of saving places. Held in Washington, D.C., November 3-6, PastForward is brought to you by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.