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:

VAM 2015 Call for Proposals: #HaveYouSeenUsLately?

Jul 27, 2014

Virginia Association of Museums 2015 Annual Conference
March 7-10, 2015
Omni Richmond Hotel in Richmond’s Historic Shockoe Slip
#HaveYouSeenUsLately?

The Virginia Association of Museums invites you to submit a session proposal to help craft an exciting program for the 2015 Annual Conference. Applications are currently being accepted through Monday, August 4, 2014.

Saving Energy in HVAC for Conservation Environments Workshop by William P. Lull, Garrison/Lull Inc.

Saving Energy in HVAC for Conservation Environments Workshop by William P. Lull, Garrison/Lull Inc.

Feb 24, 2014

Thursday March 13, 2014
9:30 am to 4:30 pm

Limited spaces remaining.

Platinum and Palladium Photographs Symposium, Workshops, and Tours

Platinum and Palladium Photographs Symposium, Workshops, and Tours

Feb 5, 2014

The Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works, in collaboration with the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, National Gallery of Art, Library of Congress, and the Smithsonian National Museum of American History, presents a Collaborative Workshop in Photograph Conservation

Artist Interview Workshops International Network for the Conservation of Contemporary Art – North America (INCCA-NA)

Artist Interview Workshops International Network for the Conservation of Contemporary Art – North America (INCCA-NA)

Dec 18, 2013

Announcing INCCA-NA’s 2014 Artist Interview Workshops:

Lunder Conservation Center
Washington, DC
March 20-21, 2014

Research into the Composition and Application of Dry Cleaning Materials- November 18th

Research into the Composition and Application of Dry Cleaning Materials- November 18th

Nov 7, 2013

A Workshop with Henk van Keulen of the Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands

Monday, November 18, 2013
MacMillan Education Center | Smithsonian American Art Museum

Unvarnished paintings can typically be cleaned by swab rolling the surface with water or aqueous solvents, except in cases where surfaces are sensitive to water or other solvents. In such cases, alternatives are mandatory, as dry cleaning, based on mechanical action.

Lasers in Art Conservation- November 20th

Lasers in Art Conservation- November 20th

Nov 6, 2013

Workshop with Bartosz Dajnowski
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Luce Foundation Center, Luce Board Room | Smithsonian American Art Museum

Join Bartosz Dajnowski, Objects Conservator and Vice Director of the Conservation of Sculpture & Objects Studio, Inc., as he presents a three-session workshop about the use of laser ablation in cultural heritage conservation.  During the morning session, Dajnowski will introduce the process of laser cleaning, including concepts related to ablation parameters, the logistics of using lasers in museum settings, and an overview of lasers currently on the market.