VAM 2015 Call for Proposals: #HaveYouSeenUsLately?

Jul 27, 2014

Virginia Association of Museums 2015 Annual Conference
March 7-10, 2015
Omni Richmond Hotel in Richmond’s Historic Shockoe Slip
#HaveYouSeenUsLately?

The Virginia Association of Museums invites you to submit a session proposal to help craft an exciting program for the 2015 Annual Conference. Applications are currently being accepted through Monday, August 4, 2014.

Tour: Right Proper Brew Pub

Tour: Right Proper Brew Pub

Jul 23, 2014

Monday, August 4, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Right Proper Brew Pub, 624 T Street NW

AIA Talk by Director of Smithsonian Office of Planning, Design and Construction

AIA Talk by Director of Smithsonian Office of Planning, Design and Construction

Jul 23, 2014

25 Architects Series: Public Architecture
Tuesday, August 12, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
District Architecture Center, 421 7th Street NW

Price: Free. Registration required.

Panel Discussion: The Implications of Current Fighting for Iraq’s Cultural Heritage

Panel Discussion: The Implications of Current Fighting for Iraq’s Cultural Heritage

Jul 16, 2014

On Friday, July 18th at 7pm, a panel of three reputable speakers will be holding a session titled “The Implications of Current Fighting for Iraq’s Cultural Heritage” at the Iraqi Cultural Center. The session will be highlighting on the current fighting in Iraq which broke out since the beginning of 2014, and the scope of devastation that impacted the archaeological sites in Northern and Central Iraq.

NASM- One Year Contract

NASM- One Year Contract

Jul 11, 2014

 

The Smithsonian Institution has a requirement for the services of a conservation professional to perform artifact condition assessments, documentation, treatments and treatment reports for the Kendall Ballooning and Early Aviation Collection at the National Air and Space Museum.  The position will be for a not-to-exceed 12 month period.  All work will be performed in the Emil Buehler Conservation Laboratory at the Steven F.

Intern Tour

Intern Tour

Jul 11, 2014

 

On Wednesday, July 23 WCG will host a tour for Interns & Fellows at the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) conservation facilities at the Museum Support Center (MSC) in Suitland, Maryland. For those traveling by shuttle, we will meet at 12:50PM in front of the NMNH mall location, at the Madison Dr. entrance facing the mall.

Summer Message from the President

Summer Message from the President

Jul 4, 2014

I hope you are all enjoying the long days of summer in spite of the current heat wave. Summer is a turning point for the WCG Board, we review the past year and look forward to the next.

Election Results

Election Results

Jul 4, 2014

Washington Conservation Guild Officers for 2014-2015

New Directors are:

Im Chan
Anne Marigza
Ed McManus
Steven O’Banion
Cathy Zaret

They join continuing Directors Lynn Brostoff and Diana Galante, for a total of seven. The President has asked Lindy Gulick to serve as Director in order to have a full complement of eight.

Justine Posluszny-Bello will serve as was elected Membership Secretary, succeeding Kristin Loudermilk.

Memorial Gathering for Mel Wachowiak

Memorial Gathering for Mel Wachowiak

Jul 1, 2014

Please join us to celebrate the life and work of Mel Wachowiak (1958-2014).

Wednesday, July 9, 2014
2:30 pm
Museum Support Center Cafe

4210 Silver Hill Rd, Suitland, MD