Please find attached the ballot for this year’s elections. The membership will be electing officers for the positions of Membership Secretary and four new Directors. Additionally the members will be voting to extend the term of one of the current Directors and on amendments to the Guild’s By-laws.
The National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, is pleased to offer a Kress Conservation Fellowship in ethnographic objects conservation for a one-year appointment beginning in the fall of 2014.
The Board of Directors of the Washington Conservation Guild is proposing the following changes (highlighted in blue) to its bylaws to reflect recent changes in the Washington DC laws that govern non-profits. A vote to accept the changes will take place at the Annual Business Meeting on May 8, 2014.
Hermitage Photograph Conservation Initiative: A Model for Cross-Institutional Collaboration Program Announced
A special presentation on a project to establish a photograph conservation department at the State Hermitage Museum will be given at the Library of Congress on Friday, April 11, 2014, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 in Dining Room A on the top floor of the Madison Building. The program is free and open to the public.