WCG May Business Meeting and Raffle

WCG May Business Meeting and Raffle

Apr 18, 2017

The Washington Conservation Guild Presents the Final Meeting of our 50th Anniversary Season Thursday, May 4, 2017 at The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW)on the rooftop overlooking DC!

Exclusive Reception from 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Exciting Business Meeting and RAFFLE! from 6:00pm to 7:00pm. RSVP to rsvp@washingtonconservationguild.org

Workshop: Emergency!  Is Your Cultural Heritage Institution Prepared?

Workshop: Emergency! Is Your Cultural Heritage Institution Prepared?

Apr 17, 2017

With more frequent severe weather and civil discontentment, the risk to cultural heritage sites is at an all time high.  Having a strategy and tools in place simplifies the response to collection emergencies and ensures an institution will recover swiftly to return to its mission.

Date and Time: May 19th ,  9:00  a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Job Posting: Hartmann Fine Art Conservation Services, Inc.

Job Posting: Hartmann Fine Art Conservation Services, Inc.

Apr 10, 2017

JOB TITLE: Senior Paintings Conservator
PRIMARY LOCATION: Hartmann Fine Art Conservation Services, Inc. conservation facility in Carlisle, PA
REPORTS TO: Chief of Conservation
STATUS: Full-time
APPLICATION PERIOD: Will remain open until filled

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Hartmann Conservation is seeking a driven, self-motivated professionally trained Paintings Conservator with strong management, leadership, oral and written communication, artifact assessment, and advanced conservation treatment skills.

Job Posting: Hartmann Fine Art Conservation Services, Inc.

Job Posting: Hartmann Fine Art Conservation Services, Inc.

Apr 10, 2017

JOB TITLE: Assistant Paintings Conservator
PRIMARY LOCATION: Hartmann Fine Art Conservation Services, Inc. conservation facility in Carlisle, PA
REPORTS TO: Chief of Conservation and Senior Paintings Conservator
STATUS: Full-time
APPLICATION PERIOD: Will remain open until filled

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Hartmann Fine Art Conservation Services, Inc. (“Hartmann Conservation”) is seeking a driven, self-motivated, experienced, professionally trained Conservator with 3 – 5 years of working experience in the field of Paintings Conservation.  

Job Posting: Artex, Painting Conservator

Job Posting: Artex, Painting Conservator

Apr 10, 2017

Painting Conservator, 0030-17
Department: DC – Office
FLSA Status: Hourly

Artex is the nation’s largest and most comprehensive fine art service provider to museums, galleries, auction houses and private collectors. We specialize in the safe handling of fine art, antiques and museum objects of all kinds. We provide transportation, crating and packing, storage, installation, rigging, and conservation services to museums, galleries, and auction houses as well as private and corporate collections.

Kress Fellowship- UVa Library

Kress Fellowship- UVa Library

Apr 6, 2017

The University of Virginia Library seeks a thoughtful and talented candidate for a nine month Graduate Conservation Fellowship at the University of Virginia Library.   The Fellowship is made possible by a generous grant from the Kress Foundation.

Conservation Fellows Seek Housemate

Conservation Fellows Seek Housemate

Apr 5, 2017

Two conservation fellows are currently seeking a new roommate for early June until 31 August 2017, with a possibility to join the lease and stay through 31 August 2018.

Artist Talk on Contemporary Illuminated Manuscripts

Artist Talk on Contemporary Illuminated Manuscripts

Apr 3, 2017

Suzanne MooreSuzanne Moore Lecture, Monday, April 3 at 3 p.m. – Loyola University Maryland

Suzanne Moore will talk about and show images of other artists’ work as well as focusing on a few of the thirteen interpretive illuminations and special treatments she painted for the Saint John’s Bible. The lecture will be followed by viewing the facsimile of the St.

Post Doc on Detection of Unstable Glass

Post Doc on Detection of Unstable Glass

Apr 3, 2017

The George Washington School of Engineering and Applied Science Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) is seeking a full-time Post-Doctoral Scientist to help with an NEH-funded research project entitled, “Glass at risk: simple tools for detecting unstable glass in 19th century cultural heritage collections,”  to develop, apply, and simplify a set of imaging methods to characterize glass and its degradative processes.