Archive August 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.
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.
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
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.
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