LECTURE: “Variation and Change: A History of Time-Based Media Conservation”

LECTURE: “Variation and Change: A History of Time-Based Media Conservation”

May 19, 2017

Lecturer: Ben Fino-Radin
Thursday, July 27, 2017, 4:00 pm
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center Board Room, 3rd Floor
Link: http://s.si.edu/2q0gFEy

Lecture- Library of Congress

Lecture- Library of Congress

May 12, 2017

Monday, May 22, 2017, at 1:30 pm in the

Library of Congress James Madison Memorial Building

Eric Monroe (Supervisory Physical Scientist, Preservation Research and Testing Division, Library of Congress) will present the lecture: Broken Cylinders: Uncovering the nature of damage to early wax cylinder audio recordings during storage.

Minutes from the 2016 Business Meeting

Minutes from the 2016 Business Meeting

May 2, 2017

Here are the minutes from last year’s business meeting. WCG_Annual_Business_meeting-May 2016 The membership will need to vote to approve them during our 2017 business meeting this Thursday, May 4.

WCG Has a New Snail Mail Address

WCG Has a New Snail Mail Address

May 1, 2017

Our new mailing address is
Washington Conservation Guild
P.O. Box 553
Kensington, MD 20895

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

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.

Talk on Emergency Preparedness at the LOC

Talk on Emergency Preparedness at the LOC

Mar 30, 2017

On Tuesday, April 25, 2017, at 2:00 pm in the Library of Congress James Madison Memorial Building, Tom Clareson (Senior Consultant for Digital & Preservation Services at LYRASIS) will present the lecture Open Arms: Expanding the Cultural Emergency Preparedness Community.

April Meeting – Intern Talks

April Meeting – Intern Talks

Mar 24, 2017

Washington Conservation Guild Presents
the Eighth Meeting of our 50th Anniversary Season
Thursday, April 6, 2017at the National Postal Museum

Join us this 50th Anniversary season for the ever popular Intern Talks held in the Discovery Center

Reception: 5:00pm to 6:00pm and Presentations: 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Please be prepared to go through security to enter the museum.

CANCELED- Lecture at SAAM

CANCELED- Lecture at SAAM

Mar 23, 2017

Our apologies, the lecture “Variation and Change: A History of Time-Based Media Conservation”- will not take place.

Lecturer: Ben Fino-Radin
Monday, April 17, 2017, 4:00 pm
Smithsonian American Art Museum, MacMillan Education Center
Link: http://s.si.edu/2nMFmHQ

Lecture & Webcast

Lecture & Webcast

Mar 15, 2017

On Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at 11:00 am in the Library of Congress James Madison Memorial Building, Alberto Campagnolo (CLIR/DLF/Mellon Fellow for Data Curation in Medieval Studies, Preservation Research and Testing Division, Library of Congress) will present the lecture: From Words to Diagrams: An Automated Visualization of Historical Bookbinding Structures. Researchers use both images (pictures and drawings) and verbal descriptions (words) to document artifacts.