Archive June 2015
WAAC is seeking exciting and thought-provoking papers in all areas of conservation and related fields. In the best of WAAC tradition, a wide range of presentations are eligible for consideration. We are particularly interested in papers that push the boundaries and challenge the profession to re/consider roles, responsibilities, techniques, and ideas.
When: 10-11am on Thursday, June 25, 2015
Where: Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, conference room. Capital Gallery, Suite 2001, 600 Maryland Ave. SW, Washington, D.C. 20024
In conjunction with the 2015 Smithsonian Folklife Festival, which features the country of Peru, the Smithsonian Institution’s Intangible Cultural Heritage initiative cordially invites you to attend an informal conversation about cultural diplomacy with Ambassador Brian Nichols (USA) and Ambassador Luis Miguel Castilla (Peru).
Co-hosted by the Smithsonian Institution and The George Washington University, this symposium and panel discussion will bring together cultural heritage and tourism scholars and practitioners to explore the potential for greater collaboration and positive social and economic impact.
It is with profound sadness that we tell you of Kathy Ludwig’s passing on Saturday, May 16, 2015 after a long struggle with cancer.
The Smithsonian’s Museum Conservation Institute (MCI) is seeking Physical Scientists (Conservation) to conduct research on works of art, antiquities, and other objects of cultural value through scientific examination, identification, and analysis of their materials.