WCG Meeting Venues 2017/2018

WCG Meeting Venues 2017/2018

Nov 8, 2017

The current meeting schedule is now available! Note from the present to the future: if you come across this post after the 2017/2018 season, you will need to go to Past seasons’ meetings.

Holiday Party with special speaker David Rubenstein

Holiday Party with special speaker David Rubenstein

Nov 7, 2017

Please join us Thursday, December 7, 2017 in the Great Hall of the Folger Shakespeare Library.

Reception from 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Presentation from 6:00pm to 7:00pm
rsvp@washingtonconservationguild.org

Library of Congress Lecture

Library of Congress Lecture

Nov 5, 2017

Lecture: The Provenance of Printing in Afghanistan

Thursday, November 16, 11:00 am
Jefferson Building, Whittall Pavilion on the Ground Floor

The Provenance of Printing in Afghanistan
Speaker: Elham Bakhtary, 2016-2017 CLIR/Mellon Fellow, Library of Congress Preservation Research and Testing Division.

NASM- Engen Conservation Fellowship

NASM- Engen Conservation Fellowship

Nov 5, 2017

Objects Conservation at the Smithsonian, National Air and Space Museum

Fellowship appointments are for 1 year with the potential for a 1 year renewal.  They commence in the fall and include a $37,000 stipend, with additional funds up to $5,000 for medical insurance, relocation, research related expenses, and conference registration. The fellowships take place at the Emil Buehler Conservation Laboratory in the Steven F.