Fourth Annual Virginia’s Top 10 Endangered Artifacts Starts June 16

Fourth Annual Virginia’s Top 10 Endangered Artifacts Starts June 16

Jun 16, 2014

Robert Rose Monument
Credit: St. John’s Church, Richmond, VA
2013 Honoree

Richmond, VA – The Virginia Association of Museums (www.vamuseums.org) is encouraging museums, libraries, archives, and historic sites across Virginia and Washington, DC to nominate items from their collections for the fourth annual Virginia’s Top 10 Endangered Artifacts. (www.vatop10artifacts.org). The program showcases the importance of Virginia’s diverse history, heritage, and art and the role these objects play in telling those stories.

Mel Wachowiak Obituary

Mel Wachowiak Obituary

Jun 4, 2014

Mel Wachowiak, Senior Conservator at the Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute (MCI), passed away last week. Here is his obituary prepared by his colleagues at MCI.