10-week Summer Internships at NASM

10-week Summer Internships at NASM

Jan 30, 2013

Two summer Internships at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in objects conservation

A summer internship program has been launched at the National Air and Space Museum’s Udvar Hazy center in the brand new Emil Buehler laboratory located in Chantilly VA

Digital imaging course with Dawn Heller

Digital imaging course with Dawn Heller

Jan 30, 2013

Hands-on Digital Imaging for Conservation and Museum Professionals

This workshop will focus on current best practices for the capture, processing and management of digital photography and conservation documentation.

March 12-15, 2013, Washington, DC

6-week summer internship at UVa

6-week summer internship at UVa

Jan 30, 2013

The University of Virginia Library is pleased to offer the opportunity of a six-week internship for the summer of 2013 in their Preservation Services Department, working with the Book Conservator for the University Library Collections.  

Rebecca Fifield to speak at WCG’s Feb. 7 meeting

Rebecca Fifield to speak at WCG’s Feb. 7 meeting

Jan 24, 2013

The Gang’s All Here, Now What? Current Challenges for Collection Care

Presented by Rebecca Fifield, Collections Manager for the Department of the Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. RSVP required.

Julia Brennan & Alexander Calder
Internships for undergrads

Internships for undergrads

Jan 19, 2013

2013 Analytical Studies Group Intern Program at MCI
Sponsored by NSF REU Sites Program

The Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute in conjunction with the National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates (NSF REU) Sites Program is offering short-term opportunities for undergraduates

Job opportunity

Job opportunity

Jan 17, 2013

Fellowship Program Administrator, National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC)

The National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) is the Smithsonian museum devoted to the study, exhibition and documentation of African American history and culture.

Kudos to CoOL

Kudos to CoOL

Jan 11, 2013

The Washington Conservation Guild would like to extend heartfelt thanks Conservation OnLine (CoOL) and to Walter Henry, CoOL’s guiding light, for welcoming WCG to the web way back in October, 1997. For over fifteen years, CoOL hosted our website

Outreach Booth volunteers needed

Outreach Booth volunteers needed

Jan 10, 2013

The Outreach Booth will be at the St Clement’s Island / Potomac River Museum Antiques Fair again this year. Howard needs volunteers to help talk with people about conservation. It’s January 26, from 10 am to 4 pm, St Mary’s County, MD. Can you lend a hand? Please contact Howard at wellmanconservation@comcast.net.

Three Ring Circus!

Three Ring Circus!

Jan 9, 2013

The Washington Conservation Guild presents the fourth meeting of the 2012/2013 season! Please join us Thursday, January 10, 2013 for our annual “3-Ring Circus” with three concurrent sessions, preceded by a reception and exhibitors’ showcase.

Reception with exhibitors:  5:00 p.m.
Presentations begin:  6:00 p.m.