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Washington Conservation Guild

From: Sarah Stauderman <staudermans>
Date: Wednesday, December 20, 2000
The first "Three Ring Circus" of the Millennium will be held
Thursday, January 4, 2001 featuring the following speakers and

    "The Effect of Heat on Nephrite and Chinese Jade"
    Janet Douglas, Freer Gallery of Art,

    "Removal of stains caused by mercuric chloride treatments from
    herbarium sheet labels"
    Catherine Hawks, private conservator, and
    Deborah Bell, National Museum of Natural History,

    "The National Anthropological Archives Artwork Project: or what
    do we do with all these placemats?"
    Jayne Girod Holt, Susan Peckham, Tara Kennedy and Claire Grundy,
    National Museum of Natural History

    "Philadelphia bronze: Conservation of public art"
    Scott Kreilick, independent metallurgist and conservator

    "Recent research results in the study of drying oils both in the
    short and the long term"
    Marion Mecklenberg, Smithsonian Center for Materials Research
    and Education,

    "The Last of the Buffalo revisited"
    Ross Merrill, National Gallery of Art and Dare Hartwell,
    Corcoran Museum of Art

    "Raising H.L.Hunley, a Civil War submarine"
    Claire Peachey, Naval Historical Center

    "Exhibition looks at the materials, methods, and makers of
    Jia-sun Tsang, Smithsonian Center for Materials Research and

Thursday, January 4, 2001
5 p.m. reception; 6:00 p.m. concurrent sessions in four lecture

S. Dillon Ripley Center, Smithsonian Institution
1100 Jefferson Drive, S.W., Washington, D.C.
(enter through the domed kiosk directly to the west of the
Smithsonian Castle)
Metro Stop: "Smithsonian" on the Orange and Blue Lines

Lectures are free and open to the public, and conservators in the
D.C. area are especially invited to attend.

Sarah Stauderman
Washington Conservation Guild

                  Conservation DistList Instance 14:34
               Distributed: Wednesday, December 20, 2000
                       Message Id: cdl-14-34-011
Received on Wednesday, 20 December, 2000

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