Archive November 2014
Please join the Washington Conservation Guild on Thursday, December 4, 2014 for the annual Holiday Party and Lecture of the 2014/15 season. Gregg S. Horner, FBI Special Agent, will be giving a lecture on the FBI Art Crime Program: Criminal Investigations Conducted by the Washington Field Office.
National Air and Space Museum: Conservation Internship
Project Title: Conservation Triage Project: Conservation Internship, Summer 2015
Location: Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Emil Buehler Conservation Laboratory, Virginia
Duration: 12 weeks (May to August 2015 time frame)
Project Description: Two conservation interns are requested to assist the NASM Conservation unit with examination, documentation, triage treatment and rehousing of objects in the NASM collection.
Gravitas and Gravity: Eric Fischl’s Tumbling Woman II
An Evening with Objects Conservator, Helen Ingalls
Lecture Summary by
Austin Plann Curley
Conservation Intern at the Folger Shakespeare Library
Evaluating Storage Materials: Alternatives to the Oddy Test
Eric Breiting spoke October 2 on his ongoing work at Library of Congress to develop an alternative to the traditional Oddy Test better suited to paper-based collections. This WCG-sponsored event was held at the Holocaust Memorial Museum and drew a full audience of students and professionals from conservation and other cultural heritage professions.