Fall Internship at Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory

Fall Internship at Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory

Aug 26, 2016

Through the generosity of the Maryland Historical Trust’s Heritage Preservation Fund, a paid internship project is available this fall/winter at the Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory.  The position is open to current and recent graduates of a recognized Conservation graduate program.  

Accepting Abstracts for the Fall Professional Development Seminar

Accepting Abstracts for the Fall Professional Development Seminar

Aug 26, 2016

A collaborative professional seminar focused on controlling health and safety risks from preparing, treating, managing, and exhibiting artistic, historic and natural science collections will be offered by the Potomac Section of the American Industrial Hygiene Association, the Washington Conservation Guild and the Smithsonian Institution’s Office of Safety, Health and Environmental Management.

Lecture on Daguerreotypes at the Library of Congress

Lecture on Daguerreotypes at the Library of Congress

Aug 26, 2016

The Library of Congress Conservation Division is pleased to announce a lecture given by Rachel Wetzel, Photograph Conservator, Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts, on “Conservation Science and the Daguerreotype: Preserving Our Earliest Photographic Treasures” Thursday, September 1, from 10:00 – 11:00 am, Library of Congress

Job Opening: Director of Conservation Services at Artex Fine Art Services

Job Opening: Director of Conservation Services at Artex Fine Art Services

Aug 19, 2016

ARTEX Conservation Laboratory, based in the greater Washington, DC metropolitan area, is seeking a full-time Director of Conservation with a specialty in paintings.

Celebrate the Commencement of the 50th Season of the Washington Conservation Guild!

Celebrate the Commencement of the 50th Season of the Washington Conservation Guild!

Aug 17, 2016

Please join us Thursday, September 8, 2016. We have many exciting events planned for the year ahead and are kicking it off with an evening at SHAKE SHACK! The celebration will be held from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at the Union Station Shake Shack.

Workshop on Cemetery Conservation

Workshop on Cemetery Conservation

Aug 10, 2016

Historic Congressional Cemetery, partnering with the D.C. Metro Chapter of the Association for Gravestone Studies, will be hosting Operation Conservation with Jonathan Appell, a workshop to provide educational outreach for those in our area who are interested in cemetery conservation.  The workshop, open to a limited number of attendees, will  provide hands-on experience

Exhibition Lighting Workshop – REGISTER NOW!

Exhibition Lighting Workshop – REGISTER NOW!

Aug 8, 2016

Illumination of Museum Collections: Optimization of the Visual Experience
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
November 10, 2016
$139 AIC members; $199 non-AIC members