October Meeting Summary – The Importance of Mountmaking, According to Jen Simons

Nov 2, 2016

The WCG’s second meeting of the season was hosted at ARTEX Fine Art Services in Landover, Maryland.

January Meeting Summary—Restoration of the Capitol Dome

January Meeting Summary—Restoration of the Capitol Dome

Mar 23, 2016

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.

Summary, April Meeting- Intern Talk “A Day in the Life”

Summary, April Meeting- Intern Talk “A Day in the Life”

May 5, 2015

“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.

Tricks of the Trade: Developing Methodology in the Field

Tricks of the Trade: Developing Methodology in the Field

Apr 21, 2015

June 4, 2015

a one-day workshop at the National Building Museum, please click on the link below for more details

Building Museum-invitation-a-L

January Meeting Summary—Advocacy in Conservation: Just Showing Up

January Meeting Summary—Advocacy in Conservation: Just Showing Up

Mar 15, 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.”

APTDC Symposium- Preserving Modern Materials

Sep 19, 2014

ASSOCIATION FOR PRESERVATION TECHNOLOGY WASHINGTON, DC
in collaboration with the Docomomo DC Chapter
announces

The Challenges of Preserving ModernMaterials & Assemblies
Friday, September 26, 2014, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
American Institute of Architects Headquarters
Washington, DC