VAM Student Research Session Applications due January 15

VAM Student Research Session Applications due January 15

Jan 12, 2016

Virginia Association of Museum’s Annual Conference will be held in Williamsburg from March 12 – 15, 2016. VAM has added a student research session to the conference!

Call for Paper Proposals, Focus on the Future: Student Research in the Museum Field

Call for Paper Proposals, Focus on the Future: Student Research in the Museum Field

Dec 1, 2015
Call for Student ProposalsFocus on the Future: Student Research in the Museum Field

Students hold the key to the future of our professional community. Representing a diverse array of academic fields, students are engaged in the classroom and as museum interns, doing research, producing exhibitions, developing education programs, recording oral histories, and creating web content, and more.

7th National Forum on Historic Preservation Practice

7th National Forum on Historic Preservation Practice

Dec 1, 2015

Next year marks the 50th anniversary of the 1966 National Historic Preservation Act. The law responded admirably to the many challenges facing our nation’s historic patrimony 50 years ago. As our nation celebrates the law’s half-century mark, the question arises – what will the next half-century hold for historic preservation policy and professional practice in the United States?

Stained Glass Symposium: “Jewels of Light”

Stained Glass Symposium: “Jewels of Light”

May 20, 2015

When
Friday, June 19 & Saturday, June 20

Where
Washington National Cathedral
3101 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington, DC 20016

Theme
Stained glass is an extraordinary facet of the building fabric that serves the simple purpose of separating the interior from the weather and the awe inspiring purpose of painting with light in an ever mutable way. 

Carbon Dioxide Cleaning Symposium

Carbon Dioxide Cleaning Symposium

May 7, 2015

The Lunder Conservation Center will be presenting a symposium, Ice Cold: Solid Carbon Dioxide Cleaning, this coming fall on Thursday, September 10, 2015.

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

Issues in Ivory: Identification and Collections Concerns

Issues in Ivory: Identification and Collections Concerns

Feb 2, 2015

A two-day workshop: Monday, April 6 – Tuesday, April 7, 2015; 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, Maryland
Organized by Terry Drayman-Weisser
Taught by Terry Drayman-Weisser and Bobby Mann
$220 AIC members; $400 non-members
Registration is first-come, first-served. Early registration is highly recommended, as the program is limited to 12 participants.

Rare Book School- Scholarships

Rare Book School- Scholarships

Oct 15, 2014

Rare Book School would like to draw your attention to the upcoming November 7th deadline for the Fath Scholarship for Artist and Artisans of the Book.

“These scholarships will be awarded to individuals who routinely engage in hands-on work with printed artifacts, and who are ineligible for funding or financial aid through their places of work.

Workshop- Off the Beaten Track

Workshop- Off the Beaten Track

Oct 9, 2014

Collections & Exhibitions Collaborative

Invites YOU to:
Off The Beaten Track:
A Workshop for Trouble Shooting—
Logistics in the Rigging and Packing of Challenging Objects

Date: December 3rd, 2014
Time: 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

Meant to last? Preserving the Modern & Contemporary-

Aug 4, 2014

Conference Presented by the Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts
With major support from the National Endowment for the Humanities
Hosted and co-sponsored by The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

October 27 – 28, 2014
8:30 – 9:00am  Registration & Refreshments
9:00 – 5:00pm    Program

About the Program: