Three Ring News Flash

Three Ring News Flash

Dec 29, 2016

Art Preservation Services will be introducing a unique work light designed specifically for the conservation field at the annual Three-Ring reception.

The Connolux Conservation Task Lamp provides

  • Optimum color rendering properties
  • Extremely high light ouput
  • Multiple options for light distribution
  • Energy efficient design with a low heat ouput
  • Lightweight and compact design
January Meeting: The Annual 3-Ring Circus

January Meeting: The Annual 3-Ring Circus

Dec 9, 2016

We continue our 50TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION by honoring three individuals who were influential in the Guild’s formation: Dr. S. Dillon Ripley, Rutherford J. Gettens and Robert M. Organ.

Thursday, January 5, 2017
5:30pm to 7:30pm

Letter from the President

Letter from the President

Dec 9, 2016

The Washington Conservation Guild is 50 years old!

It is the time of year when I assess what I have accomplished so far and how much more I would like to do. One of the better things I have done has been to join the Washington Conservation Guild and become active in the local community. We are a dedicated group of people who work in conservation and related fields.

Dec 8, 2016

WCG, AIHA Potomac Section, and the Smithsonian co-host collaborative Professional Development Seminar “Control of Health and Safety Hazards in Museums and Collection Care”.

Public Lecture at SAAM

Public Lecture at SAAM

Nov 28, 2016

Lecture on December 8, 2016 at 4:00 pm in the MacMillan Education Center at the Smithsonian American Art Museum

https://www.facebook.com/events/227775290992091/

This public lecture by Daria Keynan is being given in conjunction with the workshop “Cleaning and Conductivity: New Methods for Treating Paintings, Works on Paper and Textiles” at the Lunder Conservation Center. The workshop is full, but more information can be found by going to the AIC Courses website.

Studio Open House: November 30th

Studio Open House: November 30th

Nov 28, 2016

This Wednesday, November 30th Caring for Textiles invites you to a Studio Open House

please join them between 1-8pm, to see local friends and their current projects!
3924 Ingomar St. NW, Washington DC 20015
the closest Metro is Friendship Heights, on the Red Line
ample street parking is available

RSVP’s are appreciated: 202-362-1941

Holiday Party and 50th Anniversary Bash!

Holiday Party and 50th Anniversary Bash!

Nov 16, 2016

We continue our 50th Anniversary Celebration with a party from 5:00pm to 7:30pm Thursday, December 1, 2016 at The Hill Center with The Gunston Manor Band!

Presentations from “Control of Health and Safety Hazards in Museums and Collections Care”

Presentations from “Control of Health and Safety Hazards in Museums and Collections Care”

Nov 14, 2016

As part of the WCG 50th anniversary celebrations, the Washington Conservation Guild, Potomac Section of the American Industrial Hygiene Association, and the Smithsonian Institution’s Office of Safety, Health & Environmental Management presented a Professional Development Seminar, “Control of Health and Safety Hazards in Museums and Collection Care” on Tuesday, November 8, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

Past WCG Board Member Writes Book on the Early History of Paper Conservation

Past WCG Board Member Writes Book on the Early History of Paper Conservation

Nov 9, 2016

Christine Smith’s “Yours Respectfully, William Berwick: Paper Conservation in the United States  and Western Europe, 1800 to 1935″ was just published. This history of 19th- and early 20th-century paper-conservation practices in the United States and Western Europe

Italian Research and Practice in the Conservation, Protection, and Preservation of Cultural Heritage

Italian Research and Practice in the Conservation, Protection, and Preservation of Cultural Heritage

Nov 3, 2016

The Italian Cultural Institute presents a series of lectures, which will take place on November 10 at 7 pm at the Italian Embassy. More information regarding the lecture and RSVP’ing can be found here.