Volunteers Needed for the Outreach Booth on March 16th, too!

Volunteers Needed for the Outreach Booth on March 16th, too!

Feb 28, 2014

The WCG booth will make its debut at the Virginia Association of Museums (VAM) Conference from Sunday March 16 and Monday March 17.

Volunteers Needed for WCG Outreach Booth March 15

Volunteers Needed for WCG Outreach Booth March 15

Feb 28, 2014

The WCG booth will make its annual outing to the Historical Society of Frederick County Treasured Heirloom Event on March 15.

Industrial Hygienist 2nd Annual EPA Update

Industrial Hygienist 2nd Annual EPA Update

Feb 28, 2014

The Potomac Section of the American Industrial Hygienist Association and The National Capital Chapter of the Alliance Hazardous Materials Professionals are pleased to host

The 2nd Annual EPA Update
Thursday April 10, 2014
Residence Inn, Arlington Pentagon City
550 Army Navy Drive
Arlington, VA 22202
8:00 AM – Noon

Postponed because of snow– Lecture- Seeing Through Paintings: An Insider’s View

Postponed because of snow– Lecture- Seeing Through Paintings: An Insider’s View

Feb 28, 2014

An evening lecture with authors Andrea Kirsh and Rustin Levenson 

March 3, 2014
6:00 PM
McEvoy Auditorium
Smithsonian American Art Museum & National Portrait Gallery
8th and G St. NW
Washington, DC, 20001

Authors and painting conservators, Andrea Kirsh and Rustin Levenson, present a lecture on the study of paintings as physical objects.  The authors will address how the physical attributes of an artwork can illuminate important critical, historical, and social issues. 

Summer Exhibit Internship- UVa Library

Summer Exhibit Internship- UVa Library

Feb 27, 2014

The University of Virginia Library is pleased to offer the opportunity of a six-week exhibit 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 prepare UVa Library materials for the Library’s October 2014 Civil War exhibit.  The collection items have not been selected at this time but it is anticipated that they will comprise a variety of books, printed broadsides, maps and manuscripts. 

Saving Energy in HVAC for Conservation Environments Workshop by William P. Lull, Garrison/Lull Inc.

Saving Energy in HVAC for Conservation Environments Workshop by William P. Lull, Garrison/Lull Inc.

Feb 24, 2014

Thursday March 13, 2014
9:30 am to 4:30 pm

Limited spaces remaining.

Emily Schuetz Obituary

Emily Schuetz Obituary

Feb 13, 2014

Emily Schuetz Stryker, age 26 of Baltimore passed away suddenly on February 11, 2014.

Nominations for WCG Board Vacancies are Open!

Nominations for WCG Board Vacancies are Open!

Feb 11, 2014

Greetings fellow members,

Do you need to be “active in a professional organization” to meet that “Outstanding” level of your performance appraisal?  Have you secretly been wishing for a different line-up of speakers at WCG meetings?  Is there something you wish you could change about the way the Guild operates?  Ever wish you knew the names and contact details of every WCG member? 

March Meeting: Preview of the New Galleries at the Postal Museum

March Meeting: Preview of the New Galleries at the Postal Museum

Feb 10, 2014

WCG presents the March Meeting of the 2013/2014 Season Please join us Thursday, March 6, 2014 for the presentation:

William H. Gross Stamp Gallery: Preview of the New Vertical Open Storage & Display

Platinum and Palladium Photographs Symposium, Workshops, and Tours

Platinum and Palladium Photographs Symposium, Workshops, and Tours

Feb 5, 2014

The Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works, in collaboration with the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, National Gallery of Art, Library of Congress, and the Smithsonian National Museum of American History, presents a Collaborative Workshop in Photograph Conservation