Project Position at NASM: Milestones Flight Gallery

Project Position at NASM: Milestones Flight Gallery

Oct 27, 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 Milestones of Flight gallery renovation at the National Air and Space Museum.  The position will be for a not-to-exceed 18 month period.

NARA- full-time, permanent, Conservator position

NARA- full-time, permanent, Conservator position

Oct 23, 2014

The National Archives and Records Administration (Washington DC area) has announced an opening for a GS-11/12 Conservator. 

This is a permanent full time position that will focus on preparing archival records in a variety of formats for digitization as well as preventive conservation.

Smithsonian Postdoctoral Fellowship Offered

Smithsonian Postdoctoral Fellowship Offered

Oct 21, 2014

The Smithsonian Office of Fellowships and Internships is offering an Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Fellowship in the area of stable isotope sciences. Research proposals must integrate the use of stable isotopes (2H/1H, 13C/12C, 15N/14N, and 18O/16O) into their specific research questions. Stable isotope analysis must comprise a significant portion of the research. The successful applicant will conduct analyses at one of the two Pan-Institutional isotope facilities (OUSS/MCI Stable Isotope Mass Spectrometry Facility in Suitland, MD or at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama City, Panama).

Contract Conservators- NASM

Contract Conservators- NASM

Oct 16, 2014

The Smithsonian Institution has a requirement for the services of conservation professionals to perform artifact condition assessments, documentation, triage treatments and treatment reports for artifacts at the National Air and Space Museum.  The award(s) must be completed by September 15th, 2015.  

Lessons From Our Lives with Plastic

Lessons From Our Lives with Plastic

Oct 16, 2014

October 21, 2014, 6pm-7:30pm
Q?rious Theater, National Museum of Natural History

Featuring Odile Madden, Research Scientist, Museum Conservation Institute

Rare Book School- Scholarships

Rare Book School- Scholarships

Oct 15, 2014

Rare Book School would like to draw your attention to the upcoming November 7th deadline for the Fath Scholarship for Artist and Artisans of the Book.

“These scholarships will be awarded to individuals who routinely engage in hands-on work with printed artifacts, and who are ineligible for funding or financial aid through their places of work.

Porfolio Day

Porfolio Day

Oct 10, 2014

The Washington Conservation Guild proudly presents
2nd Annual Intern and Fellow Portfolio Day
Thursday, November 13, 2014
5:00 – 6:30PM

This is your chance, pre-programmers!  We hope you will take advantage of this excellent opportunity to peruse portfolios and ask questions about graduate education in art conservation. 

Workshop- Off the Beaten Track

Workshop- Off the Beaten Track

Oct 9, 2014

Collections & Exhibitions Collaborative

Invites YOU to:
Off The Beaten Track:
A Workshop for Trouble Shooting—
Logistics in the Rigging and Packing of Challenging Objects

Date: December 3rd, 2014
Time: 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

Association of Preservation Technology – Washington, DC Chapter Fall Talk & Networking Event

Association of Preservation Technology – Washington, DC Chapter Fall Talk & Networking Event

Oct 8, 2014

October 23, 2014
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger
1828 L Street NW, Suite 950
Washington, DC 20036

http://www.sgh.com/

The themes are wood and metal.  Each presenter will present 10 slides that are automatically timed at 20 seconds each.

These rapid fire presentations are sure to be educational and entertainingOur 10×20 presentations are back by popular demand!

November Meeting – Outsmarting Light: SmartGlass Technology in Exhibitions

November Meeting – Outsmarting Light: SmartGlass Technology in Exhibitions

Oct 7, 2014

The Washington Conservation Guild presents its third meeting of the year. Please join us at the National Postal Museum on Thursday November 6 for a presentation by Linda Edquist.