Society of American Archivists Preservation Publication Award

Society of American Archivists Preservation Publication Award

Jan 29, 2014

The award subcommittee is seeking nominations for the prestigious Preservation Publication Award.

December Meeting Summary: Intent to Deceive–Fakes and Forgeries in the Art World

December Meeting Summary: Intent to Deceive–Fakes and Forgeries in the Art World

Jan 27, 2014

Summarized by Leah Bright, Pre-program Intern at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art

WCG is going to the movies!

WCG is going to the movies!

Jan 27, 2014

WCG Night at the Movies – Change of Date!!!

Due to the incoming weather, WCG Night at the Movies has been changed to Tuesday, February 18th. We will meet at 6:30 pm at the AMC Loews Uptown Theater.

Those who have not yet had a chance to reserve discount tickets may do so until noon on Monday, February 17 by sending an email to movie-rsvp@washingtonconservationguild.org

WCG February Happy Hour

WCG February Happy Hour

Jan 14, 2014

Join the Washington Conservation Guild on Thursday, February 6, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. for our February Happy Hour! It will be held at the Hawk n’ Dove

Hirshhorn Outdoor Sculpture Conservation Summer Internships

Hirshhorn Outdoor Sculpture Conservation Summer Internships

Jan 14, 2014

Each year the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden implements an outdoor sculpture maintenance program.  For the 2014 season, the Museum is offering several paid and unpaid conservation technician internships

Summer internship, UVa Library

Summer internship, UVa Library

Jan 13, 2014

The University of Virginia Library is pleased to offer the opportunity of a six-week internship for the summer of 2014 in their Preservation Services Department, working with the Book Conservator for the University Library Collections.  The purpose of the internship is to perform conservation treatment on a collection of architectural drawings from the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library.  

Aluminum:  History, Technology and Conservation!

Aluminum: History, Technology and Conservation!

Jan 10, 2014

Conference and workshop: April 7-11, 2014 in Washington DC.

Lecture- Sunday, January 12, 2014 at the National Gallery of Art

Lecture- Sunday, January 12, 2014 at the National Gallery of Art

Jan 8, 2014

Facture is a new biennial journal from the National Gallery of Art that introduces the latest in research on works in its permanent collection. Named for “the manner in which all things are made,” the journal presents essays on conservation treatment, scientific research, and technical art history. Written for an audience of conservators, scientists, and art historians, Facture also engages serious art lovers with intimate glimpses of great works of art.

Denese L. Easterly Conservation Training Pre-program Grant

Denese L. Easterly Conservation Training Pre-program Grant

Jan 7, 2014

Indigo Arts Alliance would like to announce a new grant available this year. The  is open to all eligible pre-program conservation trainees who have committed themselves to professional career in conservation.