Lecture: The Digital Restoration Initiative: Reading the Invisible Library

Lecture: The Digital Restoration Initiative: Reading the Invisible Library

Feb 6, 2018

Wednesday, February 14, 1:30 pm – Lecture at the Library of Congress (Madison Building, Pickford Theater on the Third Floor). Speaker: W. Brent Seales, Professor and Chairman of the Department of Computer Science and Director of the Center for Visualization and Virtual Environments, University of Kentucky.

Tour of the Exterior Restoration of the Sidney Yates Building

Tour of the Exterior Restoration of the Sidney Yates Building

Jan 17, 2018

Please join APT DC and Grunley Construction Company for a tour of the exterior restoration of the Sidney Yates Building!

5th Annual Intern and Fellow Career and Portfolio Day

5th Annual Intern and Fellow Career and Portfolio Day

Nov 13, 2017

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
4:30- 6:30 PM

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.

Safety and Cultural Heritage Summit: Preserving Our Heritage and Protecting Our Health

Safety and Cultural Heritage Summit: Preserving Our Heritage and Protecting Our Health

Oct 3, 2017

The  Washington Conservation Guild, the Potomac Section of the American Industrial Hygiene Association and the Smithsonian Institution’s Office of Safety, Health and Environmental Management with the Lunder Conservation Center present the 2nd Annual Safety and Cultural Heritage Summit: Preserving Our Heritage and Protecting Our Health. Co-presentations by IH/Safety and Conservation/Collection Care professionals build on last year’s theme: Control of Health and Safety Hazards in Museums, Historic Sites, Conservation Treatment and Collection Care.

Lecture: Centuries of Cellulose: Lessons Learned from the Molecular Analysis of Cellulose in Aged Paper Collections

Lecture: Centuries of Cellulose: Lessons Learned from the Molecular Analysis of Cellulose in Aged Paper Collections

Aug 8, 2017

On Tuesday, August 29, 2017, at 1:30 pm in the Library of Congress James Madison Memorial Building, Andrew Davis (Chemist, Preservation Research and Testing Division, Library of Congress) will present the lecture: Centuries of Cellulose: Lessons Learned from the Molecular Analysis of Cellulose in Aged Paper Collections

Summer Picnic with APT DC

Summer Picnic with APT DC

Jun 13, 2017

Registration has been extended to Friday, June 16th!

Summer Picnic 2017 801 E. Main Street, Berryville, Va
Date: Saturday, June 17, 2017 10:00 AM EDT

Summer picnic and tours of the Historic Clermont Farm in Berryville, VA!

Join APT DC and the Latrobe Chapter of the SAH for this great opportunity to visit the farmhouse and outbuildings at Clermont Farms.

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.

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.