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Washington Conservation Guild

From: Eliza Gilligan <gilligane<-a>
Date: Wednesday, December 17, 2008
Washington Conservation Guild - January Meeting

Please join us Thursday, January 8, 2009 for our

"3-Ring Circus" Meeting
S. Dillon Ripley Center
1100 Jefferson Dr. SW
Washington DC
The lectures will begin at 6pm

The reception, refreshments and vendor exhibits Featuring Hollinger
Metal Edge and University Products will begin at 5pm.

Metro stop: Smithsonian/Orange or Blue Line Limited Street Parking

The entrance is through the kiosk to the left of the Freer Building

This year our three concurrent sessions will feature

Ring 1

    The Hillotypes: Early Experiments in Color Photography
        Michelle Delaney
        National Museum of American History

    Cleaning House: Conserving and Cleaning the Faith Bradford
    Doll's House at NMAH
        Lynne Gilliland and E.D. Rambo
        National Museum of American History

    A Bug Story: Journey from Plastics to Music Recordings
        Jia-sun Tsang
        Museum Conservation Institute

Ring 2

    Re-housing the Black Fashion Museum Collection for the Museum of
    African American History and Culture
        Cathy Zaret
        Pre-program intern National Museum for African American
        History and Culture

    Minimally-Intrusive Upholstery Treatment for a Diamond Tufted
    Victorian Chair
        Michele Pagan
        Private practice

    Gently Vacuumed
        Elizabeth Shuster
        3rd year intern, Museum Conservation Institute

Ring 3

    The Monumental Night Doors at the US Department of Justice:
    Conservation of Decorative Aluminum in the Federal Triangle
        Justine Posluszny Bello
        Conservation Solutions, Inc.

    Examining Potential Acquisitions for the Smithsonian's New
    National Museum of African American History and Culture: Slave
    Shackles; a Charleston Slave Badge; a Madam C. J. Walker Pin
        Carol Grissom
        Museum Conservation Institute

    Conservation Concerns for Historic Cemeteries
        Howard Wellman
        Private practice

Be sure to mark your calendar to join in the fun and come to the
biggest WCG meeting of the year.  Non-members are welcome for a
donation of $5.

For more information see


Eliza Gilligan
Book Conservator
Smithsonian Institution Libraries
PO Box 37012
Washington, DC 20013-7012

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