Polynesian Canoe Captain to Talk about their Journey Across the Earth’s Oceans

Polynesian Canoe Captain to Talk about their Journey Across the Earth’s Oceans

May 18, 2016

The legendary Polynesian voyaging canoes Hokule‘a and Hikianalia are sailing across Earth’s oceans to join and grow the global movement toward a more sustainable world. Using traditional wayfinding navigation, the Malama Honua Worldwide Voyage has been hailed as an international model for cultural revitalization and education.

NASM seeks Contract Conservation Professional – 140 hours

NASM seeks Contract Conservation Professional – 140 hours

May 18, 2016

The Smithsonian Institution has a requirement for the services of a conservation professional to perform artifact condition assessments, documentation, triage treatments and treatment reports for artifacts at the National Air and Space Museum.

NASM Seeks Two Contract Conservation Professionals – 1800 hours / 12 months

NASM Seeks Two Contract Conservation Professionals – 1800 hours / 12 months

May 18, 2016

The Smithsonian Institution has a requirement for the services of two conservation professionals to perform artifact condition assessments, documentation, triage treatments and treatment reports for artifacts at the National Air and Space Museum.

Outreach Booth- Treasured Heirloom Event

Outreach Booth- Treasured Heirloom Event

May 12, 2016

Once again the WCG outreach booth and a group of volunteers partnered with the Historical Society of Frederick to offer an appraisers fair open to the general public.  The Treasured Heirloom Event is a fundraiser for the Society and is still going strong after 18 years.

Follow the link to a lovely write up in The Frederick News-Post!

January Meeting Summary—Christina St. Germain Painted Finishes in the US Capitol

January Meeting Summary—Christina St. Germain Painted Finishes in the US Capitol

May 12, 2016

Christina St. Germain gave the first talk in ring 3, which was entitled: An Investigation into the Historic Painted Finishes of the Senate Reception Room (S-213), U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC: The Ceiling, Enframements, and North Lunette.