At the January 3 Ring Circus, as part of Ring # 3 (BIG Conservation), Joseph Abriatis, Construction Manager at Architect of the Capitol, presented a lecture on the restoration of the capitol building dome. The dome was built over 150 years ago and was last restored in 1959-60.
“A Day in the Life of Pre-program Interns at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum”
Summary by Ali Sims, Pre-program Intern
Written collaboratively by Adam Wiener and Allison Rabent and presented by Rabent, “Adam and Allison’s Great Adventure” gave us a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the typical day of a Pre-Program intern and into the ongoing projects of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
June 4, 2015
Scott Nolley (Fine Art Conservation of Virginia) began his talk by addressing the idea of advocacy in its broadest forms. Though the word advocacy is frequently used in modern contexts as a buzzword for progress (much like diversity or sustainability in other arenas) Nolley defined it specifically as “speaking and acting on behalf of oneself and others.”
ASSOCIATION FOR PRESERVATION TECHNOLOGY WASHINGTON, DC
in collaboration with the Docomomo DC Chapter
The Challenges of Preserving ModernMaterials & Assemblies
Friday, September 26, 2014, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
American Institute of Architects Headquarters