WCG March Meeting

WCG March Meeting

Feb 15, 2018

Thursday, March 1, 2018 at the Walters Art Museum.
Reception from 5:00pm to 6:00pm in the Parlor at 5 West Mount Vernon Street
Presentations from 6:00pm to 7:00pm in the Graham Auditorium at 600 N. Charles Street

3 Ring Summary- Treatment Ring – Technical Study -Fabric & Dye, Karanis Egypt

3 Ring Summary- Treatment Ring – Technical Study -Fabric & Dye, Karanis Egypt

Feb 20, 2018

In the Treatment Ring at the annual WCG Three Ring Circus Event, Janelle Batkin-Hall, Mellon Objects Conservation Fellow at the National Museum of African Art, spoke about her research. Batkin-Hall presented a technical study on the fabric and dye characterization of Roman-Period Dolls from Karanis, Egypt. Eighteen dolls were surveyed: sixteen from a site in Karanis Egypt and two purchased between the years 1924 and 1935 (this date range is for the excavations, not the purchase dates).

Condition Survey Contract at NASM

Condition Survey Contract at NASM

Feb 12, 2018

The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum is requesting quotes (RFQ) for a Collections Management Contractor to start May 1st 2018.

Graduate Conservation Internship at Glenstone

Graduate Conservation Internship at Glenstone

Feb 7, 2018

Position Overview: The internship will provide a unique opportunity to work with Glenstone’s superlative collection of post-World War II artworks. A major focus of the internship will be assisting with the movement of the collection into the Pavilions, Glenstone’s second museum building

Lecture: The Digital Restoration Initiative: Reading the Invisible Library

Lecture: The Digital Restoration Initiative: Reading the Invisible Library

Feb 6, 2018

Wednesday, February 14, 1:30 pm – Lecture at the Library of Congress (Madison Building, Pickford Theater on the Third Floor). Speaker: W. Brent Seales, Professor and Chairman of the Department of Computer Science and Director of the Center for Visualization and Virtual Environments, University of Kentucky.