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Subject: Washington Conservation Guild

Washington Conservation Guild

From: Kristen Loudermilk <kristen.loudermilk<-at->
Date: Thursday, January 3, 2013
The Washington Conservation Guild presents the fourth meeting of the
2012/2013 season Please join us Thursday, January 10, 2013 for our
annual "3-Ring Circus:"

    Ring 1
    Up, Up and Away: The Conservation of Aviation and Space-related

        "To Infinity and Beyond:  The Conservation of Space
        Artifacts for the Moving Beyond Earth Gallery"

        Stephanie Spence, National Air and Space Museum and
        Dawn Planas, Art Conservation Graduate Student, Buffalo
        State College

        "Aim High, Crash Magnificently! Or, the Samuel P. Langley
        Collection Preservation Project"
        Steven Pickman, National Air and Space Museum

        "NURFLUGEL! Conservation of the Bat-Wing Ship (the Horten
        Ho9V3): Background, Challenges and Surprising Discoveries"
        Lauren Horelick, National Air and Space Museum

    Ring 2
    Oral Histories of Three Stripes: Book and Paper Conservators;
    Contemporary Artists; and Native American Communities

        "Genealogy and Interviews with 350 local Washington Book and
        Paper Conservators, Binders, and Artists: the Guild of Book
        Workers Documentation Project"
        Jana Dambrogio, National Archives and Records Administration

        "Artists and Oral History: Building a Research Archive at
        Glenstone" Anne Reeve, Glenstone "Interviews with Native
        Artists and Communities at the National Museum of the
        American Indian"
        Marian Kaminitz, Susan Heald, Emily Kaplan, and Kelly
        McHugh, National Museum of the American Indian

    Ring 3
    Conservation of Modern Materials and Working with Living Artists

        "Dancing on the Edge: Navigating the Path of Conserving a
        Contemporary Plastic Resin Sculpture"
        L.H. (Hugh) Shockey Jr., Smithsonian American Art Museum

        "Life after Death: Reviving Post-modern Materials in the
        Exhibition, Nam June Paik: Global Visionary"
        Michael Mansfield, Smithsonian American Art Museum

        "The Implementation of an Artist Interview Program at the
        Steven O'Banion, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

The following exhibitors will be present during the reception:

    CCS Inc. - Innovations in Lighting Technology
    Hollinger Metal Edge
    Tiffin Metal Products
    Tru Vue
    University Products

The meeting will be held at the

    S.Dillon Ripley Center
    Smithsonian Institution
    1100 Jefferson Ave SW
    Washington, DC

Reception with exhibitors: 5 pm
Presentations begin: 6 pm

The closest Metro stop is Smithsonian (Mall exit) on the Orange and
Blue lines. Limited street parking is available. Enter the copper
domed kiosk on Jefferson Drive (on the south side of the Mall)
between the "Castle" and the Freer Gallery of Art.  Take the
elevator or stairs down to the third level to find the reception and
meeting rooms.

This event is free to WCG members, $5 for guests and non-members

For information about this and other WCG meetings, please visit


Kristen J. Loudermilk
WCG Membership Secretary

                  Conservation DistList Instance 26:32
                 Distributed: Saturday, January 5, 2013
                       Message Id: cdl-26-32-005
Received on Thursday, 3 January, 2013

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