January meeting Summary- Nautical Related

January meeting Summary- Nautical Related

Jan 26, 2015

Speaker: Lisa Hall Isbell
Title: Most Secret*: Treating Records from a WWII Shipwreck
Date: January 8, 2015; Three Ring Meeting, Nautical Related
Summarizer: Ali Sims

Call for Papers—Conservation and Exhibition Planning: Material Testing for Design, Display, and Packing

Call for Papers—Conservation and Exhibition Planning: Material Testing for Design, Display, and Packing

Jan 26, 2015

Presented by the Lunder Conservation Center and the Foundation for the American Institute for Conservation.

This two-day event, hosted by the Lunder Conservation Center, on November 19 and 20, 2015, will be an opportunity for exhibition designers, mount makers, registrars, collection managers, conservators, and scientists to explore the challenges of how materials are selected for use with art objects.

January meeting Summary- Advocacy and Outreach

January meeting Summary- Advocacy and Outreach

Jan 26, 2015

Speaker: Scott Nolley, Fine Art Conservation of Virginia
Title:“Advocacy in Conservation: Just Showing Up”
Date: Thursday, January 8, 2015: Annual “3-Ring Circus”; Advocacy and Outreach
Summarizers: Desirae Peters and Quinn Ferris

January meeting Summary- Nautical Related

January meeting Summary- Nautical Related

Jan 26, 2015

Speaker: Stephanie Hulman
Title: “Smart Storage on the High Seas: The Examination and Treatment of a 19th Century Sea Chest”
Date: Jan. 8, 2015; Three Ring Circus “Nautical Related”
Summarizer: Greta Glaser

Lecture on Intangible Heritage

Lecture on Intangible Heritage

Jan 13, 2015

Intangible Cultural Heritage at the Smithsonian presents

Frank Proschan
Definitions have consequences: Taking seriously the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage

Facilitation provided by Richard Kurin
When: 12:00 – 1:30 on Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Where: Smithsonian Castle Commons, 1000 Jefferson Dr. SW, Washington, D.C. 20560

Please RSVP to HolmgrenM@si.edu to ensure event capacity.

Free Course on Chemicals and Health Offered by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Free Course on Chemicals and Health Offered by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Jan 13, 2015

March 9-April 25, 2015

This course covers chemicals in our environment and in our bodies and how they impact our health. It addresses policies and practices related to chemicals, particularly related to how they get into our bodies (exposures), what they do when they get there (toxicology), how we measure them (bio-monitoring) and their impact on our health.

Walking Tour: Historic Congressional Cemetery

Walking Tour: Historic Congressional Cemetery

Jan 12, 2015

Saturday, January 24, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Historic Congressional Cemetery, 1801 E Street SE, Washington, DC
Meet by the wooden gazebo inside the front gate.
Price: $10. Registration required. Register

February Meeting: Early 19th Century Cast Iron Jewelry

February Meeting: Early 19th Century Cast Iron Jewelry

Jan 12, 2015

WCG presents the SIXTH Meeting of the 2014/2015 Season

Please join us FEBRUARY 5, 2015 for the presentation by Diana Galante

“I GAVE GOLD FOR IRON”: HOW CAST IRON JEWELRY BECAME ALL THE RAGE AND HOW TO TURN A CANNON INTO A NECKLACE

Respiratory Protection Lecture and Fit-Testing Session

Respiratory Protection Lecture and Fit-Testing Session

Jan 10, 2015

The Washington Conservation Guild, the American Industrial Hygiene Association, Potomac Section, and the Health and Safety Committee of the American Institute for Conservation presents:

On Thursday, February 19, 2015, at 5 pm at the Smithsonian American Art Museum join us for the Lecture portion by Lee Foley, CIH, CS­P, Director, Health and Safety EQM and Current President of the Potomac Section AIHA.

Large Objects Conservation Positions at SEARCH

Large Objects Conservation Positions at SEARCH

Jan 8, 2015

SEARCH is continuously seeking the top talent in the cultural resource management industry, and we have an immediate opening for the following positions:

Position: Large Objects Conservator/ Conservation Specialist
Status:
Full time salary exempt positions
Office Location:
Washington, D.C.

Description:

SEARCH is seeking two full time conservation professionals in the Washington, D.C area.  These positions involve the assessment, cleaning, and conservation of large painted metal objects in museum and outdoors environments.